It happened one 23 June

1940 : Hitler visits Paris

On June 23, 1940, after the surrender of France, Hitler made ​​a visite in Paris. He was so impressed, he asked that the great works of architecture should be made in Berlin.

1944 : Deadly tornadoes in the eastern United States

On June 23, 1944, a series of tornadoes hit West Virginia and Pennsylvania. 150 people were killed and the damage was immense.

1956 : Nasser was elected president in Egypt

On June 23, 1956, Gamal Abdel Nasser was elected president of Egypt with 99.95% of the vote. It must be said that he was the only candidate.
Nasser had organized, with its revolutionary organization of officers the coup of 1952 that overthrew King Farouk. He had taken over power in 1954 and promulgated a new constitution.

1985 : An Indian aircraft exploded in air

On June 23, 1985, a Boeing 747 of Air India Montreal -London-Delhi, exploded off the Irish coast. 329 people were killed. A bomb had been placed in a radio in a bag of a passenger which was not present in the plane.

2006 : Death of the turtle Harriet

June 23, 2006, Harriet, a Galapagos giant tortoise, died in an Australian zoo. She was born in 1830 and was therefore 175 years old.

Latest news : 23 June

National Day in Luxembourg
June 23 is National Day of Luxembourg, which marks the anniversary of the sovereign of the country. However, since the date was changed due to climatic reasons, it does not correspond to any anniversary of Grand Duke or Grand Duchess today.

Quote of the day : 23 June

Gamal Abdel Nasser
I have been a conspirator for so long that I mistrust all around me.

Birthdays : 23 June

Joséphine de Beauharnais, Napoleon Bonaparte's first wife (1763)
Jean Anouilh, French dramatist (1910)
Alan Turing, English mathematician (1912)
Bob Fosse, American choreographer and dancer (1923)
Donn F. Eisele, American astronaut (1930)
Martti Ahtisaari, 10th President of Finland, Nobel Peace Prize (1937)
Vint Cerf, American computer scientist (1943)
James Levine, American conductor (1943)
Bryan Brown, Australian actor (1947)
Bryan Brown, Australian actor (1947)
Michèle Mouton, French rally driver (1951)
Jean Tigana, French Footballer (1955)
Joss Whedon, American producer (1964)
Paul Arthurs, English musician (Oasis) (1965)
Yann Tiersen, French composer (1970)
Zinedine Zidane, French Footballer (1972)
Patrick Vieira, French Footballer (1976)
Duffy, Welsh singer (1984)

They left us one 23 June

Mathurin Jacques Brisson, French naturalist (1806)
Boris Vian, French polymath (1959)
Sanjay Gandhi, Indian politician (1980)
Andreas Papandreou, Greek politician (1996)
Maureen O'Sullivan, Irish actress (1998)
Aaron Spelling, American producer (2006)
Peter Falk, American actor (2011)

Tip of the Day : 23 June

Reduce stress at work

Stressed at work can cause health problems and relationship problems at work and at home.
To reduce stress, you must first accept that you are not perfect, that your work will not be and that it is quite normal.
When you are overwhelmed with work, you must say no and not accept additional responsibilities.
You need to be organized : manage your schedule, learn to prioritize in order to make the urgent tasks first without forgetting the others.
During the day, you must also take breaks and have a walk outside rather than staying in front of your computer.
Chitchat with co-workers can also help reduce stress. However, you should avoid people who are causing you stress.
You may also decorate your desk with personal items and listen to music.
It could also be time to find a new job, even within your company or at least change some of characteristics of your present job.

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