October 23, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • First Central Kitchen opens in Amsterdam
  • Gulf of Leyte battle begin
  • Soviet army invades Hungary
  • Vice Admiral Takeo Kurita's flagship the heavy cruiser Atago sinks during the Battle of Leyte Gulf

Deaths in History

  • Charles Glover Barkla, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1877)
  • Hana Brady, Jewish Czech Holocaust victim (Hanna's Suitcase), dies at 13