December 23: Zodiac, Trivia, Birthdays and Holidays

December 23rd marks the 357th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 358th in case of leap years). There are 8 days remaining until the end of the year. People born on this day are under the sign of Capricorn. Famous birthdays on this day include Carla Bruni Sarkozy (1967), Eddie Vedder (1964) and Jean-Luc Lahaye (1952).
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December 23rd Famous Birthdays

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What happened on December 23rd in history? Here’s the historical highlights:

  • Dec 23rd, 2018 Drone incident at Gatwick Airport: Two people were arrested by police just two days before and released without charge.
  • Dec 23rd, 2017 2017 Pacific Typhoon Season: Tropical Storm Tembin: In the Philippines, more than 200 people have been killed by floods and mudslides triggered by Severe Tropic Storm Vinta.
  • Dec 23rd, 2016 Syrian Civil War: More than 100 Syrian Army POWs were reportedly found in East Aleppo, the last rebel-held territory. They claim that they were executed by rebel forces.
  • Dec 23rd, 2015 Syrian Civil War - Russian military intervention in Syria Civil War. Amnesty International reports that at least 200 civilians were killed in Russian air strikes on Syria. This indicates "serious violations by Russia of international humanitarian law". Moscow denies that it caused civilian deaths.
  • Dec 23rd, 2014 Insurgency in Northeast India: December 2014 Assam violence. Hundreds of Assam residents were killed in attacks on their villages. The insurgents of National Democratic Front of Bodoland are suspected. (NDTV),(Euronews) (Al Jazeera). As a result, India imposes curfew in parts of Assam.
  • Dec 23rd, 2013 War in North-West Pakistan: The Pakistani Army launches a military offensive to combat Taliban insurgents at the Afghan border. There are allegations that many civilians were killed.
  • Dec 23rd, 2012 Civil war in Syria:: Up to 200 civilians are killed during the conflict by Syrian government warplanes over Helfaya in Hama province.
  • Dec 23rd, 2011 2011 Syrian uprising: Syrian state media reports that at least 40 people were killed in two car bombings in Damascus.
  • Dec 23rd, 2010 A dozen miles from North Korea's border, hundreds of South Korean soldiers, tanks, helicopters, and fighter jets gather to perform one of the largest ever live-fire military drills. It is a show of force that South Korea has never seen before. North Korea describes the exercises as ampquotwarmongeringampquot, and threatens a ampquotsacred warampquot.
  • Dec 23rd, 2009 Leighlin Jim and Bishop of Kildare resign, becoming the second bishop to do this after the Murphy Report was published.
  • Dec 23rd, 2008 H.R. Public Law 110-456 has passed 6184, the "America's Beautiful National Parks Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008." This program includes a new series of non-circulating and circulating coins that depict national sites in each state and territory. It began in 2010 and will continue for five years. Each design will be available in five-ounce silver coins.
  • Dec 23rd, 2007 Thailand's People Power Party, headed by Samak Sundaravej wins the 2007 general election.

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