This Day in History: According to the Gregorian calendar, 23 September is the 266th day of the year and the 267th day of a leap year.
On this day let’s see some important events and anniversaries. We have compiled a list of some monumental events that happened worldwide on 23 September as well as the birthdays of famous people.
Born on this day in 1908, Ramdhari Singh Dinkar was an Indian Hindi poet, essayist, patriot, and academic, who is considered one of the most important modern Hindi poets. He received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1959 for his work Sanskriti ke char adhyay. His works are mostly of Veer Rasa, or the 'brave mode'. Some of his greatest works are Rashmirathi and Parashuram ki Prateeksha.
Born on this day in 63 BCE, Caesar Augustus was the first Roman emperor, sometimes known as H or Octavian, who held office from 27 BC until his death in 14 AD. Known for founding the Roman Principate, the first stage of the Roman Empire, Augustus is regarded as one of the greatest leaders in recorded human history.
Happy Birthday to Caesar Augustus (63 B.C). pic.twitter.com/DZLYtYNMq2— Superpowers Activated (@mrshoyeSC) September 24, 2016
On this day in 1803, The British East India Company defeated the Maratha army at the Battle of Assaye. Major General Arthur Wellesley led an outnumbered Indian and British force that overcame the combined Maratha armies of Daulatrao Scindia and the Bhonsle Raja of Berar. Even more so than his more well-known successes in the Peninsular War and his defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Waterloo, the battle was the Wellesley's first significant victory and the one he later considered as his greatest achievement on the battlefield.
Fought #OnThisDay 23 Sept 1803 The Battle of Assaye.— Marcus Cribb ⚔️ (@mcribbHistory) September 23, 2021
Wellesley commanded 6,500 Indian & British troops against 40,000-200,000 Mahratta troops led by Hanovarian mercenary Colonel Pohlmann
Asked what his greatest vistory was Wellington replied ASSAYE. pic.twitter.com/DXSB2GI5Ld
The discovery of the planet Neptune, whose existence had been mathematically predicted by Urbain-Jean-Joseph Le Verrier and John Couch Adams, was made on this day in 1846 by astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle.
Discovering Neptune was a real group effort.— National Air and Space Museum (@airandspace) September 23, 2019
In August 1846, James Challis, using John Couch Adams' prediction, observed Neptune but didn't realize it. September 23, 1846, Johann Galle used Urbain Le Verrier's calculations and became the first to observe and recognize Neptune. pic.twitter.com/ZuRZnbGcAc
Ibn Saud, the ruler of the House of Saud, united the kingdoms of Hejaz and Nejd on this day in 1932 to form the Middle Eastern nation. In the Kingdom, the day is observed as Saudi National Day.
Saudi female soldiers participate in the military parade of the Ministry of Interior on the occasion of National Day 🇸🇦❤️ pic.twitter.com/t3BnvEVIFo— dr.AAA 🇸🇦 (@12tmimi) September 22, 2022
On this day in 1939, The world-famous neurologist Sigmund Freud passed away. He founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for evaluating and treating pathologies in the psyche through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst. In constructing psychoanalysis, Freud discovered transference and created therapeutic methods like the use of free association, establishing its key place in the analytic procedure.
"From error to error, one discovers the entire truth."— PUPSTB Psychology Society Ψ (@PSYCHSOC_PUPSTB) September 23, 2021
We commemorate this day, September 23rd, as Sigmund Freud's 82nd Death Anniversary. pic.twitter.com/BaFQJCwPe4