80 Years Ago—September 23, 1939: Sigmund Freud dies in London of cancer of the mouth and jaw, age 83; he had fled Nazi-occupied Austria the year before.
Polish cavalry retakes Krasnobrod, one of the last battles in military history between opposing cavalry.
75 Years Ago—Sept. 23, 1944: Soviets reach Gulf of Riga on the Baltic.
Soviets enter Hungary near Arad.