1914 – World War I: Japan declares war on Germany. 1942 – World War II: Beginning of the Battle of Stalingrad. 1943 – World War II: Kharkiv is liberated by the Soviet Union after the Battle of Kursk. 1944 – World War II: Marseille is liberated by the Allies.
What is special on 23rd August?
Important Days and Dates in August 2021August 2021 Important DaysDateName of Important Days20 AugustIndian Akshay Urja Day23 AugustInternational Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition23 AugustEuropean Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism28 more rows•Aug 24, 2021
What national holiday is August 23rd?
On August 23rd, enjoy National Sponge Cake Day with the quintessential classic of the cake world. This airy queen of teas is the guest of honor, but we get the pleasure of tasting! One of the trickiest cakes for bakers to master, a perfect sponge stands tall.