On This Day 23 November

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)