March 23rd Holidays
So what are today’s holidays? Here is a list of the quirky mostly unknown holidays that you may have never heard of. Each day there is something to celebrate and here is today’s list
March 23rd Trivia
- 1952 – Rex Tillerson, American businessman, engineer and diplomat; 69th United States Secretary of State is born.
- 1953 – Chaka Khan, American singer-songwriter is born.
- 1965 – NASA launches Gemini 3, the United States’ first two-man space flight
- 1977 – The first of The Nixon Interviews of twelve were recorded over a four week period and videotaped with British journalist David Frost interviewing former United States President Richard Nixon about the Watergate scandal and the Nixon tapes.
- 1983 – President Ronald Reagan makes his initial proposal to develop technology to intercept enemy missiles.
- 1994 – The Green Ramp Disaster happens where a US Air Force (USAF) F-16 aircraft collides with a USAF C-130 at Pope Air Force Base and then crashes, killing 24 United States Army soldiers on the ground.
- 1994 – Aeroflot Flight 593 crashed into the Kuznetsk Alatau mountain, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia, killing 75.
- 2016 – ISIS claims responsibility as two suicide bomber brothers kill 34 people.
- 2017 – A man killed at least three people and injured 40 more in an attack with a vehicle and a knife at Britain’s Parliament.