Important events of 23rd October
1764 - Mir Kasim defeated in the Battle of Buxar.
1910 - Blanche S Scott became the first woman to fly airplanes alone in America.
1915 - Nearly 25,000 women in New York demonstrate demand for voting rights.
1942 - Allied forces defeated the German army in the Battle of Al Alamein.
1943 - Leader G Subhash Chandra Bose established the 'Azad Hind Fauj's' Queen Brigade of Jhansi in Singapore .
1946 - Trigelli (Norway) Nr. Appointed the first Secretary-General of the League.
The United Nations General Assembly's meeting for the first time in New York.
1958 - Nobel Prize for Literature by Russian poet and novelist Boris Pasternak.
1973 - U.S. President Richard M. Nixon agreed to issue tapes in Watergate case.
1978 - China and Japan have formally ended the four-year-old hostilities.
1980 - Declaration of integration by Libya and Syria.
1989 - Hungary declares itself as a republic
Hungary became independent state after 33 years of independence from the Soviet Union.
1998 - Pakistan reiterates demand for resolving the Kashmir problem with self-determination.
Japan nationalized its first bank after the Second World War.
2000 - Historical meeting with North Korean President Kim Jong Lee of American Foreign Minister Madeline Albright.
2001 - NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft launches the orbit of Mars.
Apple lowered into iPod market
2003 - Confirmed to have 30 to 35 atomic bombs. Maoist violence foiled the house of former Nepalese minister. India and Bulgaria signed extradition treaty Iran submits its nuclear report to the International Atomic Energy Agency The world's only supersonic aircraft, Cancord, flew from New York to its last flight.
2006 - The Sudan government orders UN envoy to leave the country.
2007 - Cambridge University appointed former CBI Director RK Raghavan appointed on his new advisory board.
2008 - New Companies Bill 2008 Appears in the Lok Sabha
2011 - A 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Van province of Turkey, 582 people killed, thousands injured.