June 23 in History
1894June 23, 1894:
French historian and educator Pierre de Coubertin co-establishes the International Olympic Committee.
1925June 23, 1925:
An H.F. Lambert and A.H. MacCarthy-led expedition becomes the first to reach Mount Logan’s summit.
1980June 23, 1980:
Comedian David Letterman makes his debut as a host of his own television comedy show, “The David Letterman Show” on NBC.
1989June 23, 1989:
The film, “Batman” is released in theatres.
1992June 23, 1992:
John Gotti, a leader of the Mafia in the United States receives a life sentence for the murder of Paul Castellano, also a Mafia boss.
2011June 23, 2011:
The Moscow Film Festival premieres “Transformers: Dark of the Moon”.
2013June 23, 2013:
Nik Wallenda, a 34-year-old aerialist, walks on a high wire across a river (Little Colorado River Gorge) near the Arizona-based Grand Canyon National Park.
2016June 23, 2016:
The United Kingdom votes in favor of Brexit (the kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union).
2018June 23, 2018:
A soccer team in Thailand gets trapped in a cave.
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