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Interesting facts about September 23

Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining September 23. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is September 23 so important!

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Top 10 September 23 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. When James Dean first met Alec Guinness (Ben Kenobi) he asked him to take a look at his brand new Porsche Spyder. Guinness told Dean: "If you get in that car, you will be found dead in it by this time next week." This encounter took place on September 23, 1955, seven days before Dean's death.

  2. During the 2007 baseball season, the Los Angeles Dodgers added an infielder named Chin-Lung Hu. After Hu singled in his third at-bat in a game on September 23, Dodgers announcer Vin Scully said, "Shades of Abbott and Costello, I can finally say, 'Hu is on first base.'"

  3. On September 23, Freud was suffering from severe pain due to cancer of the jaw and asked his friend, Max Schur, to administer fatal doses of morphine.

  4. More than 400 firefighters and police officers lost their lives trying to save the lives of those who had been injured in the attacks. 343 firefighters and paramedics, 23 NY City police officers, 37 Port Authority police officers, and 8 EMTs all died that day in New York City.

  5. The Germans occupied mainland Italy and declared the "Italian Social Republic" on September 23, 1945. Mussolini was still the head of this new government, but it was based in the northern Italian city of Salo.

  6. Tallmadge personally captured Andre on September 23, 1780 as he left his clandestine meeting with Arnold. Once Andre was captured, Arnold fled and the plot to turn over West Point was foiled.

  7. Adult froghoppers and nymphs can be seen in the wild from June to September. Adult insects live around 23 days.

  8. The United States has a numerical system of bicycle routes similar to the system for roads and highways. As of September 2015, 21 parent routes and six child routes extend 11,424 miles across 23 states. The system, once fully connected, is projected to encompass over 50,000 miles of bike routes.

  9. September 23 is celebrated around the world as the International Bisexuality Day.

  10. The oldest international sports game occurred on 24-26 September 1844, a cricket between the United States, which Canada won by 23 runs.