Wikipedia:Ephemerides/June 23


July 6, 2022

United Nations Day for Public Service (2003); International Day of Widows (2011) 1828 – King Miguel I of Portugal usurps the crown of his niece, Queen Maria II, starting the Liberal Wars. 1894 – The International Olympic Committee is founded at the Sorbonne in Paris, on the initiative of Baron Pierre de Coubertin. 1961 – The Antarctic Treaty enters into force, establishing Antarctica as a scientific reserve and banning military activity on the continent.Born on this day… Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) • Alan Turing (in the picture) (1912-1954) • Elza Soares (1930-2022) They died on this day... Vespasiano (9-79) • Matthias Schleiden (1804-1881) • Jonas Salk (1914-1995).