Today in History Historical Events for 23rd October 2017 <p><b><a href="">425</a></b> - Valentinian III is elevated to Roman Emperor, at the age of 6<br> <b><a href="">1091</a></b> - Tornado (possible T8/F4) strikes the heart of London killing two and demolishing the wooden London Bridge<br> <b><a href="">1642</a></b> - Battle of Edgehill (Warwickshire): King Charles I beat English parliamentarian forces<br> <b><a href="">1684</a></b> - Colony Massachusetts under authority of English crown mounted<br> <b><a href="">1690</a></b> - Revolt in Haarlem after public ban on smoking<br> <b><a href="">1927</a></b> - Town of Netanya Israel founded by Nathan Strauss<br> <b><a href="">1947</a></b> - Husband and wife Dr Carl Cori and Dr Gerty Cori are 1st spouses to be awarded joint Nobel Prizes<br> <b><a href="">1961</a></b> - "Kwamina" opens at 54th St Theater NYC for 32 performances<br> <b><a href="">1970</a></b> - Charles Haughey and two others are found not guilty of illegal arms importation by a Dublin jury; the 'Arms Trial' began on 28 May 1970<br> <b><a href="">1972</a></b> - Loyalist paramilitaries carry out raid on an Ulster Defence Regiment</p> <p><a href="">More Historical Events &raquo;</a></p><img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 04:03:02 Z 2017-10-23 04:03 +00:00 2017-10-22 23:03 -05:00