Template:On this day/March 23

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Copy the 3-5 most noteworthy events from the corresponding date page. Please change to past tense and bold the key article. You may also include a relevant photo, sized between 100-140px wide and aligned right.

March 23:

  • 1781Siege of Pensacola – A contingent of fourteen Spanish vessels, carrying 1,348 troops, arrives from New Orleans. About 40 British sailors from the capsized Mentor are sent to bolster defenses at the Queen's Redoubt.
  • 1863Civil War: Pensacola burned by departing Union troops.
  • 1970Lumon May was born.