Today in History - July 23

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Tuesday, Jul 23 2013 by

1983 – Air Canada Flight 143, a Boeing 767-200 jet, ran completely out of fuel at 26,000 feet (7,920 m) altitude, about halfway through its flight from Montreal to Edmonton via Ottawa. The crew was able to glide the aircraft safely to an emergency landing at Gimli Industrial Park Airport,

Gimli Industrial Park Airport (YGM) (Google Maps)
Gimli Industrial Park Airport (YGM)

1993 – The Candel├íria massacre brings worldwide attention to the issue of police brutality toward street children in Brazil.

Candelária massacre (July 23, 1993) (StreetView)
Candelária massacre (July 23, 1993)