On This Day for 23rd January (Part 3)

Historical Events

Events 201 - 215 of 215

  • 2005 AFC Championship Game: New England Patriots beat Pittsburgh Steelers 41-27
  • 2005 NFC Championship Game: Philadelphia Eagles beat Atlanta Falcons 27-10
  • 2009 Dendermonde nursery attack occurred in Dendermonde, Belgium.
  • 2009 UK officially enters recession as GDP falls by 1.5% in the last quarter of 2008 following a 0.6% drop in the third quarter, with unemployment growing by 131,000 to 1.92 million (6.1%)
  • 2011 AFC Championship Game: Pittsburgh Steelers beat New York Jets 24-19
  • 2011 NFC Championship Game: Green Bay Packers beat Chicago Bears 21-14
  • 2012 European Union agrees to embargo Iranian oil in protest against Iran's alleged nuclear weapons program
  • 2013 23 people are killed in a mosque suicide bombing in Tuz Khormato, Iraq
  • 2013 18 people are killed in a market shooting in Damboa, Nigeria
  • 2013 US armed forces overturns 1994 ban on women serving in combat

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

2015 salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is crowned King of Saudi Arabia, on the death of this half-brother King Abdullah

King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulazlz Al Saud
King of Saudi Arabia
Salman bin Abdulazlz Al Saud
  • 2016 Blizzard delivers record snow to 80 US states, New York 30 inches of snow. Washington 28 inches at least 15 killed
  • 2016 8 museum workers from Egyptian Museum, Cairo referred for prosecution for reattaching Tutankhamun's beard with inappropriate glue
  • 2016 Zika virus outbreak in Brazil prompts Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador and Jamaica to recommend women delay pregnancies for up to 2 years
  • 3268 Beginning of 2nd Julian Period (1/1 OS)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 228 of 228

  • 1972 Ewen Bremner, Scottish actor
  • 1972 Marcel Wouda, Dutch swimmer
  • 1973 Mark Kolesar, Minnedosa, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)
  • 1973 Lanei Chapman, American actress
  • 1974 Glen Chapple, cricketer (Lancashire & England A pace bowler)
  • 1974 Tiffani-Amber Theissen, actress (Saved by Bell, 90210), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1974 Rebekah Elmaloglou, Australian actress
  • 1974 Yosvani Pérez, Cuban baseball player
  • 1974 Richard T. Slone, British artist
  • 1975 Kevin Alexander, NFL wide receiver (NY Giants)
  • 1975 Tito Ortiz, American UFC fighter
  • 1976 Byron Hanspard, NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1976 Phil Boudreault, Copper Cliff Ontario, boxer (Olympics-96)
  • 1976 Brandon Duckworth, American baseball player
  • 1976 Angelica Lee, Taiwanese actress and singer
  • 1976 Nigel McGuinness, English professional wrestler
  • 1979 Sampsa Astala, Finnish musician (Lordi)
  • 1979 Larry Hughes, American basketball player
  • 1979 Juan Rincón, Venezuelan baseball player
  • 1980 Theresa Kulikowski, Tacoma Wash, gymnast (World-bronze-95, Oly-96)
  • 1981 Rob Friend, Canadian footballer
  • 1981 Greg Smith, American UFC fighter
  • 1982 Wily Mo Peña, Dominican baseball player
  • 1984 Arjen Robben, Dutch footballer
  • 1985 Dong Fangzhuo, Chinese footballer
  • 1985 Doutzen Kroes, Dutch supermodel
  • 1986 Steven Taylor, English footballer
  • 1987 Felicia Brandström, Swedish singer

Famous Weddings


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Famous Deaths


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