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)