Historical Events for 23rd March 2021

1808 – Napoleon’s brother Joseph takes the throne of Spain
1918 – Alick Wickham dives 200′ into Australia’s Yarra River
1921 – Germany announces it will be unable to meet its Great War reparation payments
1943 – German counter attack on US lines in Tunisia
1993 – NY Knicks and Phoenix Suns get into a major brawl
1999 – Gunmen assassinate Paraguay’s Vice President Luis María Argaña
2000 – Joe Sakic records his 400th career goal and becomes the Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalanche all-time leading point scorer
2002 – 22nd Golden Raspberry Awards: “Freddy Got Fingered” wins
2007 – Iranian Navy seize Royal Navy personnel in Iraqi waters
2013 – 20 people are killed and 200 are injured by a tornado in Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh

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