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Historical Events In April - 23

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

1878  On this day in history friedrich Preller, landscape painter, dies  

1880  On this day in history guess Saleh, [Sarief Bastaman], Javanese painter, dies  

1881  The opera "Patience or Bunthorne's Bride" is produced (London) on April - 23.  

1881  Gilbert & Sullivan's opera "Patience" produced in London on April - 23.  

1881  Claude Carter, South African slow lefty cricketer (1912-22) on this day in history.  

1882  Albert Coates, St Petersburg Russia, conductor/composer (Eagle) on April - 23.  

1883  John Heemskerk Azn forms Dutch govt on April - 23.  

1885  William Henry Holmes, composer, dies at 73 on April - 23.  

1889  On April - 23 charles Warrell, big Chief I-Spy writer/teacher  

1890  On April - 23 donald Nichols Tweedy, composer  

1891  Jews are expelled from Moscow Russia on this day in history.  

1891  On April - 23 sergey Sergeyevich Prokofiev, Ukraine, composer (Peter & the Wolf)  

1892  Minus van Looi, [Benjamin van der Voort], Flemish writer on April - 23.  

1893  Frank Borzage, Salt Lake City, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo) on April - 23.  

1894  On April - 23 basil Sydney, England, actor (Hamlet, Jassy, Simba, Farmer's Wife)  

1895  On April - 23 karl Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig, physiologist, dies  

1896  On this day in history premier of motion pictures (Koster & Bial's Music Hall, NYC)  

1896  Vitascope system of movie projection first demonstrated (NYC) on this day in history.  

1896  On this day in history margaret Kennedy, novelist  

1897  Harold French, director (Encore)/actor on this day in history.  

1897  Clement Harris, composer, dies at 25 on April - 23.  

1898  Edwin E Dwinger, German writer (General Vlassov) on this day in history.  

1899  The birth of Vladimir Nabokov, Russian/American writer on April - 23.  

1899  On this day in history edith Ngaio Marsh, NZ, Kiwi mystery writer (Black Beech & Honeydew)  

1900  On this day in history 1st know occurrence of word "hillbillie" (NY Journal)  

1900  On April - 23 ary Verhaar, composer  

1903  On this day in history nY Highlanders (Yankees) win their 1st game beating Wash Senators 7-2  

1903  On April - 23 guy Simonds, youngest general officer in the Canadian army (d 1974)  

1904  On April - 23 american Academy of Arts & Letters forms  

1904  On April - 23 duncan Renaldo, Spain, actor (Cisco Kid)  

1905  On this day in history lord Carew, Ireland, judge (dressage)  

1905  Karel Komzak, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1906  On this day in history the Alberta Legislature sets the provincial speed limit at 10 mph in the city and 20 mph in the country. , Now it's 100 in the city and 200 in the country it seems  

1906  On April - 23 marcel Hillaire, Cologne Germany, actor (Adv in Paradise)  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1170  On April - 23 birth of isabelle of Hainaut, queen of France (d. 1190)  

1185  King Afonso II of Portugal (d. 1223) was born on April - 23.  

1464  Johanna van Valois, Queen of France was born on April - 23.  

1464  Robert Fayrfax, composer was born on April - 23.  

1484  On April - 23 birth of julius Caesar Scaliger, Italy, scholar (On the Subtlety of Things)  

1500  On April - 23 birth of alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician  

1500  On April - 23 birth of alexander Ales, Scottish theologian (d. 1565)  

1516  On this day in history birth of georg Fabricius, German poet, historian, and archaeologist (d. 1571)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0034  On April - 23 death of christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton  

0303  Death of George, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded on this day in history.  

0725  Death of Wihtred, King of Kent on this day in history.  

0871  On April - 23 ethelred I, king of Wessex/brother of Alfred the Great, dies  

0990  Ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies on this day in history.  

0997  On April - 23 vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40  

1014  On April - 23 brian Boru, king of Ireland, dies in battle at 87  

1016  On this day in history aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies  

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