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Historical Events In April - 23

Thursday, 02 July 2020

1907  Baroness Dudley on this day in history.  

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

1908  Frederick Hawkins, dancer on April - 23.  

1909  On this day in history thomas Padmore, senior civil servant  

1910  On this day in history international Exhibition opens in Brussels  

1911  Ronald Neame, director (1st Monday in Oct, Poseidon Adventure) on this day in history.  

1913  Jan Meyerowitz, composer on this day in history.  

1914  On this day in history andrew Martin, Lord-Lt (Lechestershire England)  

1915  ACA becomes National Advisory Council on Aeronautics (NACA) on this day in history.  

1915  On April - 23 lance-Cpl. Fredrick Fisher (Cdn. 13th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at St.Julien Belgium  

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

1916  On this day in history lord Dunsany's "Night at an Inn," premieres in NYC  

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

1918  On April - 23 battle of Zeebrugge ends  

1918  On April - 23 percy Thomson Dean, lt-commander, killed at Zeebrugge, dies  

1919  Major leagues open a reduced 140-game season on this day in history.  

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

1920  On April - 23 turkish Grand National Assembly 1st meets, in Ankara  

1921  Charles Paddock runs world record 100m (10.4 secs) on this day in history.  

1923  Inauguration ceremonies take place of Gdynia as a temporary military port and fishers' shelter on this day in history.  

1924  On April - 23 british Empire Exhibition opens at Wembley  

1925  On April - 23 1st London performance of operetta "Fasquita" staged  

1925  On April - 23 andre Caplet, French composer (Le miroir de Jesus), dies at 45  

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

1926  On April - 23 joseph Pennell, artist/author, dies  

1928  On April - 23 the birth of Shirley Temple, American film star  

1929  Rudolf W Nilsen, Norwegian poet (Hverdagen), dies at 28 on April - 23.  

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

1932  On this day in history shakespeare Memorial Theatre opens at Stratford-on-Avon  

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

1933  On April - 23 dovo soccer team forms in Veenendaal  

1934  On this day in history in first Navy movement through Panama Canal over 100 ships transitted  

1935  Polish Constitution of 1935 is adopted on this day in history.  

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 April - 23 birth of isabelle of Hainaut, queen of France (d. 1190)  

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  Robert Fayrfax, composer was born on April - 23.  

1484  Julius Caesar Scaliger, Italy, scholar (On the Subtlety of Things) was born on April - 23.  

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  Georg Fabricius, German poet, historian, and archaeologist (d. 1571) was born on this day in history.  

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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 April - 23 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 this day in history.  

0990  On April - 23 ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies  

0997  On April - 23 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  Aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies on April - 23.  

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