TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - KICKOFF -

Oct. 23, 1956

A stu­dent-sparked re­volt against Hun­gary’s Com­mu­nist rule be­gan; as the rev­o­lu­tion spread, Soviet forces started en­ter­ing the coun­try, and the up­ris­ing was put down within weeks. ALSO ON THIS DATE

1915

Tens of thou­sands of women pa­raded up Fifth Av­enue in New York City, de­mand­ing the right to vote.

1941

The Walt Dis­ney an­i­mated fea­ture “Dumbo,” about a young cir­cus ele­phant who learns how to fly, pre­miered in New York.

1946

The United Na­tions Gen­eral Assem­bly con­vened in New York for the first time, at an au­di­to­rium in Flush­ing Meadow.

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