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Historical Events In April - 23

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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  On this day in history the opera "Patience or Bunthorne's Bride" is produced (London)  

1881  On April - 23 gilbert & Sullivan's opera "Patience" produced in London  

1881  Claude Carter, South African slow lefty cricketer (1912-22) on April - 23.  

1882  Albert Coates, St Petersburg Russia, conductor/composer (Eagle) on this day in history.  

1883  John Heemskerk Azn forms Dutch govt on this day in history.  

1885  William Henry Holmes, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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

1890  On April - 23 donald Nichols Tweedy, composer  

1891  On April - 23 jews are expelled from Moscow Russia  

1891  On this day in history sergey Sergeyevich Prokofiev, Ukraine, composer (Peter & the Wolf)  

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

1893  On April - 23 frank Borzage, Salt Lake City, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo)  

1894  On this day in history 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  On this day in history vitascope system of movie projection first demonstrated (NYC)  

1896  On April - 23 margaret Kennedy, novelist  

1897  Harold French, director (Encore)/actor on April - 23.  

1897  On April - 23 clement Harris, composer, dies at 25  

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

1899  On April - 23 the birth of Vladimir Nabokov, Russian/American writer  

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

1900  1st know occurrence of word "hillbillie" (NY Journal) on April - 23.  

1900  On this day in history ary Verhaar, composer  

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

1903  Guy Simonds, youngest general officer in the Canadian army (d 1974) on April - 23.  

1904  American Academy of Arts & Letters forms on this day in history.  

1904  On this day in history duncan Renaldo, Spain, actor (Cisco Kid)  

1905  Lord Carew, Ireland, judge (dressage) on April - 23.  

1905  On this day in history karel Komzak, composer, dies at 54  

1906  On April - 23 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  Marcel Hillaire, Cologne Germany, actor (Adv in Paradise) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1170  On this day in history birth of isabelle of Hainaut, queen of France (d. 1190)  

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

1464  On April - 23 birth of johanna van Valois, Queen of France  

1464  On April - 23 birth of robert Fayrfax, composer  

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

1500  Alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician was born on April - 23.  

1500  Alexander Ales, Scottish theologian (d. 1565) was born on April - 23.  

1516  On April - 23 birth of georg Fabricius, German poet, historian, and archaeologist (d. 1571)  

Famous Deaths In April - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0034  On this day in history death of christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton  

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

0725  On April - 23 death of wihtred, King of Kent  

0871  On this day in history ethelred I, king of Wessex/brother of Alfred the Great, dies  

0990  Ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies on April - 23.  

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

1014  On this day in history brian Boru, king of Ireland, dies in battle at 87  

1016  Aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies on this day in history.  

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