This Day in History on 23 September

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 September. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

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)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History