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Today’s Historical Events on March 23
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1839, 23rd March: The word OK first used in the Boston Morning Post.
1857, 23rd March: The first elevator opened in New York City.
1919, 23rd March: Benito Mussolini started the fascist movement in Milan, Italy.
1931, 23rd March: Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, and Sukhdev executed.
1940, 23rd March: A resolution for the creation of a fully independent Pakistan passed at a convention of the Muslim League in Lahore.
1956, 23rd March: Pakistan became the world’s first Islamic republic.
1980, 23rd March: Prakash Padukone became the first Indian to win the All England Badminton Championship.
1998, 23rd March: Actor Dilip Kumar awarded Nishan-e-Imtiaz, Pakistan’s highest civilian honor.
1999, 23rd March: Pt. Bhimsen Joshi and Lata Mangeshkar were honored with Padma Vibhushan.
1999, 23rd March: Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and actress Sulochana were awarded the Padma Shri.
2001, 23rd March: Russia’s Mir space station crashed.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on March 23
1699: John Bartram, an early American botanist.
1749: Pierre-Simon Laplace, a French mathematician.
1855: Kottarathil Sankunni, an Indian writer of Malayalam literature.
1880: Basanti Devi, an Indian independence activist.
1881: Hermann Staudinger, a German organic chemist.
1883: M. Govinda Pai, a Kannada poet.
1898: Nalini Bala Devi, an Indian writer, and poet of Assamese literature.
1910: Ram Manohar Lohia, an activist in the Indian independence movement and a socialist political leader.
1923: Hemu Kalani, a Sindhi revolutionary and freedom fighter.
1929: Govind Swarup, a radio astronomer.
1968: Meka Srikanth, an Indian film actor.
1976: Smriti Irani, an Indian politician, former model, television actress, and producer.
1987: Kangana Ranaut, an Indian actress, and filmmaker.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on March 23
1927: Lala VC, an Indian recipient of the Victoria Cross.
1931: Bhagat Singh, Shivram Rajguru, and Sukhdev Thapar, Indian revolutionaries.
1938: Maharaja Sir Bhupinder Singh, Maharaja of Patiala, and former Indian cricketer.
2011: Elizabeth Taylor, an English-American actress.