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#TodayInHistory – September 23

September 23 – Some importants events on this day

1122 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Concordat of Worms agreed between Pope Calixtus II and Holy Roman Emperor Henry V
1408 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Battle of Othรฉe: victory of John the Fearless, duke of Burgundy over Liรจge.
1459 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Battle of Blore Heath in Staffordshire, 1st major battle of the English Wars of the Roses
1821 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Fall of Tripolitsa, Greek forces massacre 30,000 Turks during Greek War of Independence
1846 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovers the planet Neptune at the Berlin Observatory.
1862 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Otto von Bismarck appointed Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Prussia by King Wilhelm I

1875 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ 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 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ American Herman Hollerith patents his mechanical tabulating machine, the beginning of data processing
1889 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Nintendo Koppai (Later Nintendo Company, Limited) founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce and market the playing card game Hanafuda
1908 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ University of Alberta opens
1938 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ 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 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ President Dwight D. Eisenhower orders US troops to support integration of nine black students at Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas
1962 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ ABC’s 1st color TV series – The Jetsons by Hanna-Barbera first broadcast
1971 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Jan Vermeer’s painting “The Love Letter” is stolen from The Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels by a 21 year old thief
2002 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ The first public version of the web browser Mozilla Firefox (“Phoenix 0.1”) is released
2018 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches “Modicare”, free heathcare for 500 million, world’s biggest healthcare program

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