October 23

1915

25,000 women marched in New York City, demanding the right to vote.

1946

The United Nations General Assembly convened in New York for the first time.

1973

President Richard Nixon agreed to turn White House tape recordings requested by the Watergate special prosecutor over to Judge John J. Sirica.

1983

A suicide truck-bombing at Beirut International airport in Lebanon killed 241 U.S. Marines and sailors.

2002

Chechen rebels seized a crowded Moscow theater, taking hundreds hostage. Russian forces stormed the building the next day.

2003

Madame Chiang Kai-shek died at age 105.

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