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On September 23, 1950, the U.S. Congress adopted the Internal Security Act, which provided for the registration of communists. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | <a href=License Photo” height=”534″ src=”https://cdnph.upi.com/svc/sv/upi/9901663901328/2022/1/30a572fb107035fe88dc47dce56d46da/On-This-Day-Congress-requires-communists-to-register.jpg” title=”On September 23, 1950, the U.S. Congress adopted the inner Security Act, which provided for the registration of communists. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo” width=”800″>

On September 23, 1950, the U.S. Congress adopted the inner Security Act, which provided for the registration of communists. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo

Sept. 23 (UPI) — With this date ever sold:

In 1806, U.S. explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark returned to St. Louis on the historic journey from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Coast and back.

In 1846, German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovered the earth Neptune at the Berlin Observatory. Neptune generally may be the eighth planet from sunlight.

In 1909, Gaston Leroux’s Phantom of the Opera was published.

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber participates curtain call ceremonies on January 9, 2006, at New York’s Majestic Theatre to mark that “Phantom of the Opera” is among the most longest running musical show in Broadway history with it’s 7,486th performance. File Photo by Ezio Petersen/UPI

In 1950, the U.S. Congress adopted the inner Security Act, which provided for the registration of communists. Leaders of the Communist Party vowed to never register, also it was later ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.

In 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev visited the corn fields of Iowa to discover what made the American farmer tick and urged that the planet earth “be furrowed by plows, not rockets and tanks.”

In 1966, a Rolling Stones’ concert at England’s Royal Albert concert hall was halted temporarily when screaming girls attacked Mick Jagger onstage. The riotous enthusiasm of the fans led to a ban of pop concerts at the hall.

File Photo by David Yee/UPI

In 1973, Juan Peron was again elected president of Argentina after 18 years in exile. His second wife, Isabel, who became vice president, succeeded him after he died 10 months later.

In 1991, 44 U.N. inspectors were detained in Baghdad after wanting to remove secret Iraqi plans for building nuclear weapons. These were freed five days later.

In 2005, a fire killed 23 people on a bus carrying Texas nursing home evacuees from Hurricane Rita.

In 2008, a 22-year-old student killed 11 adult students and himself at a vocational college in Finland 205 miles north of Helsinki.

In 2020, a grand jury indicted among three cops mixed up in shooting of Breonna Taylor in her Louisville, Ky., apartment — none on charges linked to her actual killing. Your choice resulted in protests.

File Photo by Kyle Grillot/EPA-EFE

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