On This Day 23 September

Important Days

Important Events

2004 – Over 3,000 people die in Haiti after Hurricane Jeanne produces massive flooding and mudslides.


2008 – Matti Saari kills ten people before committing suicide.


2019 – The British travel company, Thomas Cook Group, declares bankruptcy, leaving employees without jobs and 600,000 customers stranded abroad. Hotels throughout the world are stuck with £3.5 million (U.S. $4.3 million) in unpaid bills.[

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1908 – Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, Indian poet, academic, and politician (d. 1974)

1917 – Asima Chatterjee, Indian chemist (d. 2006)

1935 – Prem Chopra, Pakistani-Indian actor

1952 – Anshuman Gaekwad, Indian cricketer

Death/ Death Anniversary

2015 – Dayananda Saraswati, Indian monk and philosopher (b. 1930)