India saw the launch of broadcasting, One Direction was formed and more

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On July 23, 1923, the first organized radio broadcast in India was launched by the Radio Club of Bombay. On the same day in 2010, iconic music group One Direction formed on UK talent show X Factor when Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson reunited. Here are some other historic events that make July 23 special.

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1903 | Ford Motors’ first automobile, a Model A was sold. (Image: Shutterstock)

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1904 | The ice cream cone was created during the St Louis World’s Fair in the United States, renowned by Charles E. Menches. (Image: Shutterstock)

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1923 | Organized broadcasting kick-started in India. (Image: Reuters)

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1967 | The first successful liver transplant was performed on a 19-month-old baby named Julie Rodriguez by Dr. Starzl from the University of Colorado. (Image: Shutterstock)

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1999 | American astronaut Eileen Collins has become the first woman to command a space shuttle mission, NASA’s Columbia orbiter. (Image: Reuters)

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2010 | Iconic music group One Direction was formed on the X Factor talent show. (Image: Shutterstock)

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2017 | The England women’s cricket team beat India by 9 runs in the World Cup final at the iconic Lords venue in London. (Image: Reuters)

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2019 | Boris Johnson has been chosen as Britain’s new Prime Minister by the ruling Conservative Party. He took office the following day, replacing Theresa May. (Image: Reuters)

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2019 | An investigation has been launched into alleged sex-selective abortions after no girl was born in three months in 132 villages in a district of Uttar Pradesh. (Image: Shutterstock)

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2021 | Around 164 people have been killed in Maharashtra due to floods and landslides caused by heavy rains. (Image: Reuters)

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