On This Day

Historical Events on October 23 (Part 2)

  • 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
Freddie Mercury
Actor Rami Malek
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 Council scraps the extradition bill that sparked months of protests and unrest

Sports record brokenNBA Record

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

NBA Player Kyrie Irving
NBA Player
Kyrie Irving
  • 2019 Lorry containing 39 bodies of Vietnamese nationals found in Essex, England, man arrested for people smuggling and murder
  • 2020 First US National Women's Rights convention opens in Brinley Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts