Today in History for 23rd October 2011
Day of Week: Sunday
Events 1 - 1 of 1
- A powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Van Province, Turkey, killing 582 people and injuring thousands.
Deaths 1 - 3 of 3
- Herbert A. Hauptman, American Mathematician whose models for determining the chemical crystal structures vital for life revolutionized chemistry, dies at 94
- John McCarthy, American computer scientist and pioneer in the field of Artificial Intelligence, inventor of the Lisp programming language.(b. 1927)
- Marco Simoncelli, Italian motorcycle racer (b. 1987)