On This Day: October 23rd
This is 296th day of the year and 69 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—24 Tishri 5780
- Chinese calendar—the 25th day of the 9th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
The United Nations General Assembly convened in New York for the first time.
Dwight Yoakamsinger and actor
Adlai Ewing StevensonVice President
John Heismanfootball coach
William D. Coolidgeinventor
Ang Leedirector, writer
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.