October 23rd is the 296th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day Chechen terrorists stormed the House of Culture Theatre in Moscow and took more than 700 hostages; responding to a subpoena, then President Nixon agreed to turn over tapes of his White House conversations, and the Battle of Edgehill started, which was the first battle in the English Civil War. Famous birthdays on October 23rd include Pele and Johnny Carson. Today is National Boston Cream Pie Day and National Slap Your Coworker Day.

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