On This Day

Historical Events on October 23 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 213 of 213

  • 2013 Boston Red Sox defeat St Louis Cardinals in game 1 of the MLB 2013 World Series

Music releaseMusic Single

2015 Adele releases her single "Hello" - becomes 1st song with more than a million downloads in 1st week (1.1m)

Singer-songwriter Adele
Singer-songwriter
Adele
  • 2018 Microplastics found in human stools for the first time by Austrian scientists

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 World's longest sea-crossing bridge, the Hong Kong Macau Zhuhai bridge at 55km, opened by Chinese President Xi Jinping

Paramount Leader of China Xi Jinping
Paramount Leader of China
Xi Jinping

MurderMurder of Interest

2018 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejects Saudi claim journalist Jamal Khashoggi killed accidentally, says it was premeditated murder

Dissident, Author and Columnist Jamal Khashoggi
Dissident, Author and Columnist
Jamal Khashoggi
  • 2018 World's oldest intact shipwreck, ancient Greek vessel 2,400 years old, found at bottom of the Black Sea by archaeologists
  • 2018 European Commission rejects Italy's budget, first country to be rejected
  • 2018 Megyn Kelly is criticized after making comments supporting blackface on her NBC show

Film release premierFilm Premier

2018 Freddie Mercury bio film "Bohemian Rhapsody" directed by Bryan Singer, starring Rami Malek (Best Actor Academy Awards 2019) premieres in London

Singer-Songwriter Freddie Mercury
Singer-Songwriter
Freddie Mercury
Actor Rami Malek
Actor
Rami Malek
  • 2019 Google research lab claims it has achieved Quantum Supremacy, performing calculation in 3 mins that wold take a supercomputer 10,000 years
  • 2019 Hong Kong legislative scraps extradition bill that sparked months of unrest
  • 2019 All Star point guard Kyrie Irving pours in 50 points, setting a new NBA record for points on debut with a new team as his Brooklyn Nets go down 127-126 at home to the Minnesota Timberwolves
  • 2019 Lorry containing 39 bodies of Vietnamese nationals found in Essex, England, man arrested for people smuggling and murder