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Historical Events In April - 23

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

1878  On April - 23 friedrich Preller, landscape painter, dies  

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

1881  On this day in history the opera "Patience or Bunthorne's Bride" is produced (London)  

1881  Gilbert & Sullivan's opera "Patience" produced in London on this day in history.  

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

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

1883  On April - 23 john Heemskerk Azn forms Dutch govt  

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

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 April - 23.  

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

1892  On April - 23 minus van Looi, [Benjamin van der Voort], Flemish writer  

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

1896  Premier of motion pictures (Koster & Bial's Music Hall, NYC) on this day in history.  

1896  Vitascope system of movie projection first demonstrated (NYC) on April - 23.  

1896  On this day in history margaret Kennedy, novelist  

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

1897  On this day in history clement Harris, composer, dies at 25  

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

1899  On this day in history the birth of Vladimir Nabokov, Russian/American writer  

1899  Edith Ngaio Marsh, NZ, Kiwi mystery writer (Black Beech & Honeydew) on April - 23.  

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

1900  On this day in history ary Verhaar, composer  

1903  NY Highlanders (Yankees) win their 1st game beating Wash Senators 7-2 on April - 23.  

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

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

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 April - 23.  

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  Isabelle of Hainaut, queen of France (d. 1190) was born on this day in history.  

1185  On April - 23 birth of king Afonso II of Portugal (d. 1223)  

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

1464  Robert Fayrfax, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1500  On this day in history birth of alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician  

1500  Alexander Ales, Scottish theologian (d. 1565) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of george, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded  

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

0871  Ethelred I, king of Wessex/brother of Alfred the Great, dies on April - 23.  

0990  On this day in history ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies  

0997  On this day in history 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 April - 23 aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies  

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