#TodayInHistory – September 232 min read
September 23 – Some importants events on this day
1122 👉🏼 Concordat of Worms agreed between Pope Calixtus II and Holy Roman Emperor Henry V
1408 👉🏼 Battle of Othée: victory of John the Fearless, duke of Burgundy over Liège.
1459 👉🏼 Battle of Blore Heath in Staffordshire, 1st major battle of the English Wars of the Roses
1821 👉🏼 Fall of Tripolitsa, Greek forces massacre 30,000 Turks during Greek War of Independence
1846 👉🏼 German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovers the planet Neptune at the Berlin Observatory.
1862 👉🏼 Otto von Bismarck appointed Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Prussia by King Wilhelm I
1875 👉🏼 Billy the Kid arrested for first time
On this day, outlaw Billy the Kid is arrested for the first time after stealing a basket of laundry. He later broke out of jail and roamed the American West, eventually earning a reputation as an outlaw and murderer and a rap sheet that allegedly included 21 murders.
1884 👉🏼 American Herman Hollerith patents his mechanical tabulating machine, the beginning of data processing
1889 👉🏼 Nintendo Koppai (Later Nintendo Company, Limited) founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce and market the playing card game Hanafuda
1908 👉🏼 University of Alberta opens
1938 👉🏼 Time capsule, to be opened in 6939, buried at World’s Fair in NYC (capsule contained a woman’s hat, man’s pipe & 1,100′ of microfilm)
1957 👉🏼 President Dwight D. Eisenhower orders US troops to support integration of nine black students at Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas
1962 👉🏼 ABC’s 1st color TV series – The Jetsons by Hanna-Barbera first broadcast
1971 👉🏼 Jan Vermeer’s painting “The Love Letter” is stolen from The Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels by a 21 year old thief
2002 👉🏼 The first public version of the web browser Mozilla Firefox (“Phoenix 0.1”) is released
2018 👉🏼 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches “Modicare”, free heathcare for 500 million, world’s biggest healthcare program