Saturday, February 4, 2023 (Week 05)

June 23 in History

What happened on June 23 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on june 23 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on june 23 in history.

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1966
Civil Rights marchers in Mississippi are dispersed by tear gas.
1964
Henry Cabot Lodge resigns as the U.S. envoy to Vietnam and is succeeded by Maxwell Taylor.
1952
The U.S. Air Force bombs power plants on the Yalu River, Korea.
1951
Soviet U.N. delegate Jacob Malik proposes cease-fire discussions in the Korean War.
1944
In one of the largest air strikes of the war, the U.S. Fifteenth Air Force sends 761 bombers against the oil refineries at Ploiesti, Romania.
1934
Italy gains the right to colonize Albania after defeating the country.
1902
Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy renew the Triple Alliance for a 12-year duration.
1885
Former general and president Ulysses S. Grant dies at the age of 63.
1884
A Chinese Army defeats the French at Bac Le, Indochina.
1865
Confederate General Stand Watie surrenders his army at Fort Towson, in the Oklahoma Territory.
1863
Confederate forces overwhelm a Union garrison at the Battle of Brashear City in Louisiana.
1848
A bloody insurrection of workers erupts in Paris.
1760
Austrian forces defeat the Prussians at Landshut, Germany.
1758
British and Hanoverian armies defeat the French at Krefeld in Germany.
1700
Russia gives up its Black Sea fleet as part of a truce with the Ottoman Empire.
1683
William Penn signs a friendship treaty with the Lenni Lenape Indians in Pennsylvania.