Today in History- 23rd January

International Events:

1556                 830,000 killed in Shansi, China due to earthquake .

1849                 Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman physician in the U.S.

1973                 US president Richard Nixon announces Vietnam peace deal.

2002                 Reporter Daniel Pearl kidnapped from Karachi, Pakistan by Taliban.
Indian Events:

1957                 V. K. Krishna Menon give longest ever speech of eight-hour in UN on Kashmir issue.

1897                 Subhas Chandra Bose.