This Day in History on 23 November

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 23 November. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

1996 – Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961 is hijacked, then crashes into the Indian Ocean off the coast of Comoros after running out of fuel, killing 125.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1897 – Nirad C. Chaudhuri, British-Indian historian, author, and critic (d. 1999)

1926 – Sathya Sai Baba, Indian guru and philosopher (d. 2011)

1930 – Geeta Dutt, Indian singer and actress (d. 1972)

1950 – Nrisingha Prasad Bhaduri, Indian indologist, author, and academic

1984 – Amruta Khanvilkar, Indian actress and dancer

Death/ Death Anniversary

1937 – Jagadish Chandra Bose, Bangladeshi-Indian physicist, biologist, botanist, and archaeologist (b. 1858)

1979 – Merle Oberon, Indian-American actress and singer (b. 1911)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History