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Historical Events In April - 23

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

1878  Friedrich Preller, landscape painter, dies on this day in history.  

1880  On April - 23 guess Saleh, [Sarief Bastaman], Javanese painter, dies  

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

1881  On this day in history gilbert & Sullivan's opera "Patience" produced in London  

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

1882  On this day in history albert Coates, St Petersburg Russia, conductor/composer (Eagle)  

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

1885  On this day in history william Henry Holmes, composer, dies at 73  

1889  On this day in history charles Warrell, big Chief I-Spy writer/teacher  

1890  Donald Nichols Tweedy, composer on April - 23.  

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

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  Basil Sydney, England, actor (Hamlet, Jassy, Simba, Farmer's Wife) on this day in history.  

1895  Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig, physiologist, dies on April - 23.  

1896  Premier of motion pictures (Koster & Bial's Music Hall, NYC) on April - 23.  

1896  On April - 23 vitascope system of movie projection first demonstrated (NYC)  

1896  Margaret Kennedy, novelist on April - 23.  

1897  On this day in history harold French, director (Encore)/actor  

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

1898  Edwin E Dwinger, German writer (General Vlassov) on April - 23.  

1899  The birth of Vladimir Nabokov, Russian/American writer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1900  Ary Verhaar, composer on April - 23.  

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

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

1904  American Academy of Arts & Letters forms on April - 23.  

1904  Duncan Renaldo, Spain, actor (Cisco Kid) on April - 23.  

1905  Lord Carew, Ireland, judge (dressage) on this day in history.  

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

1906  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 on this day in history.  

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  Isabelle of Hainaut, queen of France (d. 1190) was born on April - 23.  

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

1464  Johanna van Valois, Queen of France was born on this day in history.  

1464  On this day in history birth of robert Fayrfax, composer  

1484  On this day in history 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 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  Death of Christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton on this day in history.  

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

0725  Death of Wihtred, King of Kent on April - 23.  

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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