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Historical Events In April - 23

Thursday, 04 March 2021

1907  On April - 23 baroness Dudley  

1908  On April - 23 denmark, Germany, Engld, France, Neth & Sweden signs North Sea accord  

1908  Frederick Hawkins, dancer on this day in history.  

1909  Thomas Padmore, senior civil servant on this day in history.  

1910  On this day in history international Exhibition opens in Brussels  

1911  On April - 23 ronald Neame, director (1st Monday in Oct, Poseidon Adventure)  

1913  On April - 23 jan Meyerowitz, composer  

1914  Andrew Martin, Lord-Lt (Lechestershire England) on April - 23.  

1915  On April - 23 aCA becomes National Advisory Council on Aeronautics (NACA)  

1915  Lance-Cpl. Fredrick Fisher (Cdn. 13th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at St.Julien Belgium on this day in history.  

1915  On this day in history rupert Chawner Brooke, English poet (Lithuania), dies at 27  

1916  Lord Dunsany's "Night at an Inn," premieres in NYC on April - 23.  

1918  USS Stewart destroys German submarine off France on this day in history.  

1918  On April - 23 battle of Zeebrugge ends  

1918  Percy Thomson Dean, lt-commander, killed at Zeebrugge, dies on April - 23.  

1919  Major leagues open a reduced 140-game season on April - 23.  

1920  On this day in history turkish Grand National Assembly first meets, in Ankara  

1920  Turkish Grand National Assembly 1st meets, in Ankara on this day in history.  

1921  On April - 23 charles Paddock runs world record 100m (10.4 secs)  

1923  On April - 23 inauguration ceremonies take place of Gdynia as a temporary military port and fishers' shelter.  

1924  British Empire Exhibition opens at Wembley on this day in history.  

1925  1st London performance of operetta "Fasquita" staged on this day in history.  

1925  Andre Caplet, French composer (Le miroir de Jesus), dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1926  The birth of James Donleavey, Irish novelist on this day in history.  

1926  Joseph Pennell, artist/author, dies on this day in history.  

1928  The birth of Shirley Temple, American film star on April - 23.  

1929  Rudolf W Nilsen, Norwegian poet (Hverdagen), dies at 28 on this day in history.  

1930  H Van Gent discovers asteroids #1225 Ariane & #1267 Geertruida on April - 23.  

1932  Shakespeare Memorial Theatre opens at Stratford-on-Avon on April - 23.  

1933  The Gestapo is established in Germany on April - 23.  

1933  Dovo soccer team forms in Veenendaal on April - 23.  

1934  In first Navy movement through Panama Canal over 100 ships transitted on April - 23.  

1935  On April - 23 polish Constitution of 1935 is adopted.  

1936  On this day in history m Laugier discovers asteroid #1651 Behrens  

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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  On this day in history birth of king Afonso II of Portugal (d. 1223)  

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

1464  On April - 23 birth of robert Fayrfax, composer  

1484  On this day in history 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  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)  

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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 April - 23.  

0303  Death of George, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded on April - 23.  

0725  On this day in history death of wihtred, King of Kent  

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  Vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40 on April - 23.  

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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