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Historical Events In April - 23

Friday, 20 May 2022

1907  On this day in history baroness Dudley  

1908  On this day in history denmark, Germany, Engld, France, Neth & Sweden signs North Sea accord  

1908  On this day in history frederick Hawkins, dancer  

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  Jan Meyerowitz, composer on this day in history.  

1914  On April - 23 andrew Martin, Lord-Lt (Lechestershire England)  

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 April - 23.  

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  Battle of Zeebrugge ends on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1920  On this day in history turkish Grand National Assembly 1st meets, in Ankara  

1921  Charles Paddock runs world record 100m (10.4 secs) on April - 23.  

1923  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 1st London performance of operetta "Fasquita" staged  

1925  On this day in history 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 this day in history the birth of Shirley Temple, American film star  

1929  On April - 23 rudolf W Nilsen, Norwegian poet (Hverdagen), dies at 28  

1930  On this day in history h Van Gent discovers asteroids #1225 Ariane & #1267 Geertruida  

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  Dovo soccer team forms in Veenendaal on this day in history.  

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

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

1936  M Laugier discovers asteroid #1651 Behrens on April - 23.  

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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 April - 23.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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  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 April - 23.  

0871  On April - 23 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  Brian Boru, king of Ireland, dies in battle at 87 on this day in history.  

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

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