Today in History – 23 September

Today in History - 23 September

63 BC

Augustus Caesar, first Roman Emperor, who introduced Pax Romana, the era of peace, was born.

1553

The Sadians defeat the last of their enemies and establish themselves as rulers of Morocco.

1667

Slaves in Virginia are banned from obtaining their freedom by converting to Christianity.

1739

The Austrians sign the Treaty of Belgrade after having lost the city to the Turks.

1743

Sawai Jaising died.

1788

Louis XVI of France declares the Parliament restored.

1803

British-Indian forces defeated the Marathas in the Battle of Assaye.

1858

Grant Duf, historian who studied Maratha history, died.

1908

Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, famous Hindi poet, was born.

1945

The first American dies in Vietnam during the fall of Saigon to French forces.

1965

The Indian Army secured the Kashmir Valley and the only object left was to clean out the remnants of the Gibraltar Force. Under the guidance of United Nations, the cease-fire came into effect.

1974

First NCC Airforce Squadran (Women) was established at Vanasthali Vidyapeeth, Rajasthan.

1980

Indira Gandhi gains power to imprison without trial.

1990

World Bank clears Rs.1,200 crore aid for Sarovar Dam rejecting objections raised by environmental groups.

1992

Indian-designed pilotless target aircraft ‘Lakshya’ successfully tested.

1999

India rejects Pakistan’s proposal for an international conference on arms control.

2002

The first public version of Mozilla Firefox browser released; originally called Phoenix 0.1 its name was changed due to trademark issues with Phoenix Technologies.

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