This Day in History :: 23 October
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23 October 1954 : WSAU TV channel 7 in Wausau, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting
23 October 1953 : German FR applies to NATO
23 October 1953 : WTRF TV channel 7 in Wheeling-Steubenville, WV (CBS) 1st broadcast
23 October 1947 : Husband and wife Dr Carl Cori and Dr Gerty Cori are 1st spouses to be awarded joint Nobel Prizes
23 October 1947 : NAACP petition on racism, "An Appeal to the World" presented to UN
23 October 1946 : UN General Assembly 2nd session convenes (1st NYC-Flushing Meadows)
23 October 1944 : 1st Central Kitchen opens in Amsterdam
23 October 1944 : Gulf of Leyte battle begin
23 October 1944 : Soviet army invades Hungary
23 October 1943 : 1st Jewish transport out of Rome reaches camp Birkenau
23 October 1943 : Burma railway opens
23 October 1942 : 1st ships of invasion fleet to Morocco leave Norfolk
23 October 1942 : During WWII, Britain launches major offensive at El Alamein, Egypt
23 October 1942 : German units go through Red October-factory in Stalingrad
23 October 1935 : Gabby Hartnett selected NL MVP









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