Historical Events on October 23

Historical Events for October 23rd.

0425 – Valentinian III is elevated as Roman Emperor, at the age of 6.
1121 – Astrological sign: Scorpio
1707 – The first Parliament of Great Britain, created by the Acts of Union between England and Scotland, held its first meeting.
1760 – 1st Jewish prayer books printed in U.S.
1814 – 1st plastic surgery is performed (England)
1824 – 1st steam locomotive is introduced
1890 – Opera “Prince Igor” is produced (St Petersburg)
1910 – Blanche Scott became 1st woman solo a public airplane flight
1910 – Ritz Hotel in Madrid opens: 200 chambers/100 bathtubs
1915 – 1st national horseshoe throwing championship (Kellerton, Iowa)
1915 – 25,000 women march in NYC, demanding right to vote
1929 – The first North American transcontinental air service begins between New York City and Los Angeles, California.
1930 – The first miniature golf tournament was completed in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
1918 – Actor Charlie Chaplin (29) weds Mildred Harris (17)
1941 – Walt Disney’s “Dumbo” released
1991 – “Les Miserables,” opens at Mogador Theatre, Paris
2001 – Apple releases the iPod.



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