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October 23, 2023

October 23, 2023, was a Monday. It was the 296th day of 2023. The decade was the 2020s.

1 month and 19 days have passed since October 23, 2023.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on October 23, 2023:

  • Fog leads to seven people being killed in multiple crashes on Interstate 55 in Louisiana.
  • Israel releases unseen bodycam footage of the Hamas Oct 7th attack to foreign journalists.
  • The White House says that Iran is "actively facilitating" some attacks on US military bases in Iraq and Syria.
  • Gaza's Ministry of Health says that the death toll from Israeli airstrikes in Gaza has reached 5,000.
  • Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson asks Grevin Museum in Paris to update the skin color of his wax figure.

Facts

This date occurred 49 days ago. It was the 296th day of 2023, in week 43. The decade was the 2020s. A baby that was born on this day is now 7 weeks old.

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Events

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News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around October 23, 2023.

  • September 23, 2023: Rugby World Cup: Ireland defeat South Africa.
  • September 24, 2023:
    • Hollywood writers and studios reach a deal to end a five-month-long strike.
    • NASA's first deep-space asteroid samples are parachuted into the Utah desert.
  • September 25, 2023:
    • Sicilian mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro dies from cancer at the age of 61.
    • London's Metropolitan Police confirm that they have received a number of new abuse allegations about Russell Brand.
    • It is rumored that pop singer Taylor Swift and NFL player Travis Kelce are dating.
  • September 26, 2023:
    • A New York judge rules that Donald Trump defrauded insurers and banks by overvaluing his assets when he was building his real estate empire.
    • The European Union accuses Twitter (X) of being the biggest outlet for disinformation.
  • September 27, 2023: GB News suspends host Laurence Fox over comments that he made about journalist Ava Evans.
  • September 28, 2023:
    • Actor Michael Gambon, who played Dumbledore in the Harry Potter film series, passes away at the age of 82.
    • American soldier Travis King arrives back on US soil after being expelled from North Korea.
    • US Senator Dianne Feinstein passes away at the age of 90.
    • The police conduct a welfare check on Britney Spears after she uploads a video of herself dancing with knives.
  • September 29, 2023:
    • The video game "EA FC 24" is released.
    • The sci-fi film "The Creator" is released.
    • The film "PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie" is released.
    • Duane "Keefe D" Davis is charged with the 1996 murder of rap star Tupac Shakur.
    • The United States warns of a large Serbian military build-up near the Kosovo border.
    • A rainstorm floods parts of New York City.
    • The horror film "Saw X" is released.
    • 60 people are killed in a suicide bombing in the Mastung District of Pakistan.
  • September 30, 2023: Charlotte Sena (9) goes missing while riding her bike at Moreau Lake Park in upstate New York.
  • October 1, 2023:
    • 13 people are killed in a nightclub fire in Murcia, Spain.
    • Golf: Europe wins the 2023 Ryder Cup at the Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Guidonia, Italy.
    • France experiences a large increase in bedbugs.
  • October 2, 2023:
    • The Nobel Prize goes to scientists who created the mRNA Covid vaccines.
    • 9-year-old Charlotte Sena is found safe after going missing in upstate New York.
  • October 3, 2023:
    • Hunter Biden pleads not guilty to three federal firearms charges.
    • It is reported that Burger King is still open in Russia despite its pledge to exit the country.
    • Kevin McCarthy is ousted as the US House speaker by a group of his Republican colleagues.
    • At least 21 people are killed after a bus carrying tourists plunges off an overpass near Venice, Italy.
    • Elon Musk is sued by his ex-girlfriend Grimes over parental rights.
  • October 4, 2023:
    • The documentary "Beckham" is released on Netflix.
    • US President Joe Biden's dog "Commander" is removed from the White House after biting staff members.
    • Just Stop Oil protesters storm the stage at a West End performance of Les Miserables in London.
    • It is announced that the 2030 FIFA World Cup will be hosted in Spain, Portugal, and Morocco.
    • Over 75,000 union workers go on strike at US healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente.
    • The writers of The Drew Barrymore Show refuse to return.
    • Former GB News host Laurence Fox is arrested for encouraging vandalism.
  • October 5, 2023:
    • More than 100 people are killed after a drone strike is launched against a Syrian military academy ceremony.
    • A Russian missile strike kills more than 50 people who were gathering for a wake in eastern Ukraine.
    • Chicken prices in US grocery stores hit record highs.
  • October 6, 2023:
    • Martin Scorsese's film "Killers of the Flower Moon" is released in movie theaters.
    • The film "The Exorcist: Believer" is released.
    • Drake releases the album "For All the Dogs".
    • A man is arrested over an alleged plot to kidnap ITV's "This Morning" presenter Holly Willoughby.
    • Amazon launches its first Internet satellites into space.
    • Rapper Drake announces that he is taking a break from music due to recurring stomach issues.
    • Simone Biles becomes the most decorated gymnast in history after winning two gold medals at the World Gymnastics Championships.
    • Soccer: A second drug test confirms that Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba tested positive for banned substances.
  • October 7, 2023:
    • Palestinian militants launch a large-scale offensive against Israel.
    • At least 2,400 people die after an earthquake hits western Afghanistan.
    • Hamas militants kill more than 260 people at an outdoor music festival in Re'im, Israel.
  • October 8, 2023:
    • The first episode of Big Brother 2023 is aired on ITV.
    • The death toll from Hamas' assault on Israel passes 600.
    • Israel declares a state of war following Hamas' October 7th attack.
    • Israel begins airstrikes against targets in the Gaza Strip.
  • October 9, 2023:
    • Israel imposes a blockade on the Gaza Strip.
    • Robert F. Kennedy Jr. announces that he will be contesting the 2024 US presidential election as an independent.
    • The European Commission reverses its decision to suspend development aid payments to Palestine.
    • US President Joe Biden is questioned about classified documents that were previously found at his home.
  • October 10, 2023:
    • The Israeli military claims that the bodies of 1,500 Hamas militants have been found inside its borders.
    • Iran denies claims that it was involved in the October 7th attack on Israel.
    • Soccer: UEFA confirms that the United Kingdom and Ireland will co-host Euro 2028.
    • Soccer: Eden Hazard announces his retirement.
    • Holly Willoughby announces that she is stepping down from ITV's "This Morning" show after 14 years.
    • The death toll from Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip reaches 765 people.
    • US representative George Santos is charged with defrauding campaign donors.
  • October 11, 2023:
    • At least 30 people are killed after Israel carries out air strikes in Gaza.
    • The UN reports that more than 260,000 people have been displaced in Gaza.
    • Israel begins to amass its troops on the Gaza border.
    • Jada Pinkett Smith reveals that she and her husband, Will Smith, have been separated since 2016.
    • Gaza's only power station runs out of fuel.
  • October 12, 2023: The video game "Assassin's Creed Mirage" is released.
  • October 13, 2023:
    • Israel orders the evacuation of 1.1 million people from Gaza.
    • The EU begins investigating X (Twitter) over the possible spread of hate speech and terrorist content.
    • Republican Congressman Steve Scalise drops out of the race to become Speaker of the House.
    • Israel begins to conduct small raids in the Gaza Strip.
  • October 14, 2023:
    • Boxing: Tommy Fury defeats KSI via majority decision.
    • Rugby: New Zealand defeat Ireland 28-24 in the quarter final of the Rugby World Cup.
    • Rugby: Argentina defeat Wales 29-12 in the quarter final of the Rugby World Cup.
    • The death toll from Israeli airstrikes in Gaza reaches 2,000.
    • 60% of Australians vote against enshrining an Indigenous advocacy committee in their constitution.
    • The National Party wins the 2023 New Zealand general election.
    • Michael Caine confirms that he has retired from acting.
    • 6-year-old Wadea Al-Fayoume is stabbed to death during a suspected hate crime in Plainfield, Illinois.
  • October 15, 2023:
    • Three's Company actress Suzanne Somers died of cancer at the age of 76.
    • The death toll from Hamas' attack on Israel rises to 1,400.
    • American football wide receiver Antonio Brown is arrested for unpaid child support.
  • October 16, 2023:
    • American drugstore chain Rite Aid files for bankruptcy.
    • Belgium raises its terror alert to its highest level after two Swedish people are shot dead in Brussels.
    • 2020 election subversion trial: A federal judge issues a gagging order on former President Donald Trump.
    • It is reported that hospitals in Gaza are running low on water, medicine, and fuel.
  • October 17, 2023:
    • Palestinian authorities claim that 500 people were killed by an Israeli air strike on a hospital in the Gaza Strip.
    • Britney Spears reveals that she had an abortion while she was dating Justin Timberlake between 1999 and 2002.
    • The White House confirms that it has supplied Ukraine with long-range ATACMS missiles.
  • October 18, 2023:
    • A court employee in New York is arrested after she attempts to approach Donald Trump during his civil fraud trial.
    • The United States vetoes a UN resolution calling for a "humanitarian pause" on the Israel-Hamas conflict.
    • US intelligence and independent security experts claim that Islamic militants were responsible for the rocket attack on a Gaza hospital.
    • Israel allows entry of humanitarian aid into Gaza following US pressure.
    • It is reported that Rocky (1976) actor Burt Young has died at the age of 83.
    • Adele reveals that she has quit alcohol due to being a "borderline alcoholic" for most of her 20s.
    • Netflix raises its prices again.
  • October 19, 2023: Donald Trump's former lawyer, Sidney Powell, pleads guilty for her role in attempting to overturn the 2020 election.
  • October 20, 2023:
    • Blink-182 release the album "One More Time...".
    • The Rolling Stones release the album "Hackney Diamonds".
  • October 21, 2023:
    • Former English footballer Sir Bobby Charlton dies at the age of 86.
    • UFC 294: Khamzat Chimaev defeats Kamaru Usman on points.
    • Actor Matthew McConaughey is granted a restraining order against a woman who claimed to be his "common law wife".
  • October 22, 2023: An off-duty pilot named Joseph Emerson allegedly tries to shut off engines on an Alaska Airlines flight.
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  • October 24, 2023:
    • The video game "Cities: Skylines II" is released.
    • Britney Spears releases her memoir "The Woman in Me".
    • Shaft (1971) actor Richard Roundtree passes away at the age of 81.
    • Israel announces that it will refuse visas to United Nations officials in light of the UN chief's recent comments about war crimes in Gaza.
    • Hockey: The NHL reverses its ban on stick tape for social causes.
  • October 25, 2023:
    • Soccer: It is revealed that Everton are facing a 12-point reduction for allegedly breaching profit and sustainability rules.
    • At least 18 people are killed after a gunman carries out two mass shootings in Lewiston, Maine.
    • Hurricane Otis causes heavy flooding in Mexico.
    • Donald Trump is fined $10,000 for making disparaging remarks about a court staffer in his civil fraud trial.
    • Republican Mike Johnson is elected as the new House Speaker.
    • Israel agrees to the United State's request to delay a ground invasion of Gaza.
  • October 26, 2023:
    • Israeli tanks and infantry troops conduct an overnight raid in Gaza.
    • Soccer: Newcastle midfielder Sandro Tonali is banned for 10 months after breaching betting rules.
    • A manhunt begins for a suspected mass shooter in Maine.
    • The Beatles announce that they will be releasing their final song on November 2nd.
    • The United States carries out airstrikes on Iran-linked sites in Syria.
    • Taylor Swift becomes a billionaire.
  • October 27, 2023:
    • The video game "Alan Wake II" is released.
    • The video game "EA UFC 5" is released.
    • Taylor Swift releases the album "1989 (Taylor's Version)".
    • Maine shooting suspect Robert Card is found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
    • The United Nations votes in favor of a humanitarian truce in Gaza.
    • Democratic congressman Dean Phillips announces that he is challenging Joe Biden for the party's presidential nomination.
    • Israel claims that it destroyed 150 "underground targets" in Gaza.
  • October 28, 2023:
    • Friends actor Matthew Perry is found dead in his hot tub at the age of 54.
    • South Africa beat New Zealand 12-11 to win the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
    • Boxing: Tyson Fury beats Francis Ngannou by split decision.
    • Soccer: The parents of Luis Díaz are reportedly kidnapped by armed men in Barrancas, Colombia.
    • Ice hockey player Adam Johnson dies after suffering a neck cut in an on-ice collision.
  • October 29, 2023: A mob storms a Dagestan airport in search of Jewish passengers.
  • October 30, 2023:
    • Soccer: Lionel Messi wins the Ballon d'Or for the eighth (and likely final) time.
    • Re'im music festival massacre: The remains of Israeli-German Shani Louk (22) are found.
  • October 31, 2023:
    • Hamas claims that at least 47 people were killed during an Israeli bombing of a refugee camp in Gaza.
    • The UK government confirms that XL bully dogs will be banned by the end of the year.
  • November 1, 2023:
    • Walmart releases its "Mean Girls" Black Friday commercial.
    • Baseball: The Texas Rangers win the 2023 World Series.
    • Former basketball coach Bob Knight passes away at the age of 83.
  • November 2, 2023:
    • The Beatles release their final song, "Now and Then".
    • FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is convicted of defrauding cryptocurrency customers.
    • Soccer: It is reported that Manchester United are considering "alternatives" to manager Erik Ten Hag after the club's worst start to a season in 61 years.
    • George Santos survives a House expulsion vote.
  • November 3, 2023:
    • Gaming: The original Fortnite Chapter 1 map returns.
    • Former nurse Heather Pressdee confesses to trying to kill multiple patients in Pennsylvania.
    • At least 15 people are killed after an Israeli airstrike targets an ambulance in Gaza.
    • The French Institute in Gaza is targeted by an Israeli strike.
  • November 5, 2023: Israeli Heritage Minister Amihay is suspended after seemingly voicing his openness to the idea of carrying out a nuclear strike on Gaza.
  • November 6, 2023:
    • Office-sharing company WeWork files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
    • The reported death toll in Gaza tops 10,000.
    • Volodymyr Zelensky confirms that Ukraine's Armed Forces destroyed the Russian cruiser Askold.
    • Israel rejects calls for it to hold a ceasefire with Hamas.
  • November 7, 2023: An online rumor claims that Homer will stop strangling Bart in The Simpsons.
  • November 8, 2023:
    • The online chat website "Omegle" is shut down after 14 years.
    • Rockstar Games announces that the trailer for its next Grand Theft Auto game will be released in early December.
    • Ohio voters add abortion rights to the state constitution.
    • Democratic governor Andy Beshear wins reelection in Kentucky.
  • November 9, 2023:
    • Irish crime: Jozef Puska is found guilty of the murder of school teacher Ashling Murphy.
    • The feminist news website Jezebel announces that it is shutting down.
    • The 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike comes to an end.
    • "Extreme Weight Loss" star Brandi Mallory dies from complications of obesity at the age of 40.
  • November 10, 2023:
    • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III (2023) is released.
    • The superhero film "The Marvels" is released.
    • The FBI seizes phones belonging to NYC mayor Eric Adams as part of an investigation into fundraising.
    • Surgeons in New York perform the world's first eye transplant.
  • November 11, 2023:
    • Five US special operation troops are killed after their helicopter crashes in the Mediterranean.
    • Hundreds of thousands of protesters take part in a pro-Palestinian rally in London.
    • Ghana international footballer Raphael Dwamena dies after collapsing on the pitch.
  • November 12, 2023: At least 40 workers are trapped after an under-construction tunnel collapses in Uttarkashi district, India.
  • November 13, 2023:
    • UK politics: Suella Braverman is sacked as home secretary following her newspaper article about the Armistice Day protests.
    • UK politics: Former Prime Minister David Cameron is appointed Foreign Secretary.
  • November 14, 2023:
    • The US claims that Hamas has a command center under Shifa Hospital in Gaza.
    • Kanye West's wife, Bianca Censori, reportedly returns to Australia to escape her "controlling" husband.
    • Republican Senator Markwayne Mullin challenges union leader Sean O'Brien to a fight during a Senate hearing.
  • November 15, 2023:
    • Israeli troops enter the Shifa Hospital in Gaza.
    • China's Xi Jinping arrives in the United States ahead of a summit with Joe Biden.
  • November 16, 2023:
    • Sean Combs (Puff Daddy) is accused of rape and abuse by his former partner, Cassie.
    • Internet and phone networks in Gaza shut down due to a lack of fuel.
    • Rescuers drill into the rubble of a collapsed road tunnel in India in an attempt to free 40 trapped workers.
    • Ukraine reports that it has carried out a number of successful attacks on the Russian-occupied east bank of the Dnipro River.
    • The Guardian removes Osama bin Laden's "Letter to America" after it goes viral on TikTok due to people sharing it without context.
    • IBM pauses advertising on Twitter after its ads appear next to pro-Nazi content.
  • November 17, 2023:
    • The film "The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes" is released.
    • Nicki Minaj releases the album "Pink Friday 2".
    • Soccer: The Premier League deducts 10 points from Everton for breaking profitability and sustainability rules.
    • Apple, Disney, and IBM pause ads on X (Twitter) after Elon Musk signals his agreement with an antisemitic tweet.
    • Sean Combs (Puff Daddy) and Cassie settle her rape and sex trafficking lawsuit.
    • Marvel fatigue: The Marvels becomes the worst-performing superhero movie in modern history.
  • November 18, 2023:
    • An Israeli airstrike kills 80 people at a Palestinian refugee camp.
    • Taylor Swift postpones her concert in Rio de Janeiro due to the death of a fan and concerns about record temperatures.
    • Elon Musk vows to sue Media Matters after the media watchdog claims that antisemitic tweets were shown next to advertisements.
  • November 19, 2023:
    • Former first lady Rosalynn Carter dies at the age of 96.
    • Javier Milei wins the Argentina presidential election.
    • Ukraine says that it has pushed Russian forces five miles back from the banks of the Dnipro River.
  • November 20, 2023:
    • Shakira agrees to pay a €7.3m fine to avoid a tax fraud trial.
    • The US Supreme Court rejects Derek Chauvin's conviction appeal for the murder of George Floyd.
    • Snoop Dogg's claim that he is giving up smoking turns out to be a marketing ploy for a smokeless pit.
    • Elon Musk sues Media Matters for portraying X (Twitter) as being filled with antisemitic content.
    • 28 premature babies are evacuated to Egypt from Gaza's Al-Shifa hospital.
    • Phil Taylor announces that he is retiring from darts.
  • November 21, 2023: Actress Melissa Barrera is fired from Scream 7 after its makers claim that her pro-Palestinian social media posts are antisemitic.
  • November 22, 2023:
    • The film Napoleon (2023) is released.
    • Israel's parliament approves a ceasefire with Hamas.
    • A car explodes after crashing at the Rainbow Bridge border crossing in Niagara Falls, New York.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 23, 2023, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2023 is the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 23, 2023 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.
Toys

Toys in 2023

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5
The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on October 23.

Pele

Pele

Brazilian soccer player Deceased
Born on October 23, 1940
He was not alive on this date.

Weird Al Yankovic

Weird Al Yankovic

Singer
Born on October 23, 1959
He turned 64 on this day in 2023.

Nancy Grace

Nancy Grace

Television host
Born on October 23, 1959
She turned 64 on this day in 2023.

Robert Trujillo

Robert Trujillo

Metallica
Born on October 23, 1964
He turned 59 on this day in 2023.

Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds

Actor
Born on October 23, 1976
He turned 47 on this day in 2023.

Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke

Actress
Born on October 23, 1986
She turned 37 on this day in 2023.

Fabinho

Fabinho

Soccer player
Born on October 23, 1993
He turned 30 on this day in 2023.

Amandla Stenberg

Amandla Stenberg

Actress
Born on October 23, 1998
She turned 25 on this day in 2023.

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on October 23, 2023.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 23, 2023 was most likely conceived around January 30, 2023.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 23, 2023 is close to July 15, 2024.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about October 23, 2023:

  • 49 days have passed since this date.
  • 7 weeks have passed.
  • 4,237,200 seconds have passed since October 23, 2023.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 4,943,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 2,186,395,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 706,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 364,399 steps. That's roughly 162 miles!
  • Since this date, 50,846 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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