1215 – Kublai Khan the Mongolian emperor was born on the 23rd September 1215 (died 1294).
1846 – Neptune was discovered on the 23rd September 1846, by astronomers Urbain Jean Joseph Le Verrier, John Couch Adams and Johann Gottfried Galle.
1889 – Nintendo was founded by on the 23rd day of September in 1889.
1908 – University of Alberta in Alberta, Canada, was founded on the 23rd September 1908.
1920 – Mickey Rooney the American actor was born on the 23rd September 1920.
1930 – Ray Charles the American singer-songwriter, pianist and actor was born on the 23rd September 1930 (died 2004).
1943 – Julio Iglesias the Spanish singer-songwriter was born on the 23rd September 1943.
1949 – Bruce Springsteen the American singer-songwriter and guitarist was born on the 23rd September 1949.
1959 – MS Princess of Tasmania became Australia’s 1st passenger roll-on / roll-off diesel ferry, when it made her maiden voyage across Bass Strait on the 23rd day of September in 1959.
1962 – The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts opened in New York City on the 23rd September 1962.
1976 – Sarah Blasko the Australian singer-songwriter was born on the 23rd September 1976.
1983 – Gulf Air Flight 771 was bombed on the 23rd September 1983, killing all 117 people on board.
2002 – The 1st public version of the web browser Mozilla Firefox (Phoenix 0.1) was released on the 23rd September 2002.
Today in History for September 23rd ~ video presented by the Associated Press…