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Historical Events In April - 23

Thursday, 01 October 2020

1907  On April - 23 baroness Dudley  

1908  Denmark, Germany, Engld, France, Neth & Sweden signs North Sea accord on this day in history.  

1908  Frederick Hawkins, dancer on April - 23.  

1909  Thomas Padmore, senior civil servant on April - 23.  

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  On this day in history jan Meyerowitz, composer  

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

1915  On this day in history 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  On this day in history uSS Stewart destroys German submarine off France  

1918  Battle of Zeebrugge ends on this day in history.  

1918  Percy Thomson Dean, lt-commander, killed at Zeebrugge, dies on this day in history.  

1919  On this day in history major leagues open a reduced 140-game season  

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

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

1921  On this day in history charles Paddock runs world record 100m (10.4 secs)  

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

1924  On April - 23 british Empire Exhibition opens at Wembley  

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

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

1926  The birth of James Donleavey, Irish novelist on April - 23.  

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

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

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

1930  H Van Gent discovers asteroids #1225 Ariane & #1267 Geertruida on this day in history.  

1932  Shakespeare Memorial Theatre opens at Stratford-on-Avon on this day in history.  

1933  On April - 23 the Gestapo is established in Germany  

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

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

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

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 April - 23.  

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

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

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

1484  Julius Caesar Scaliger, Italy, scholar (On the Subtlety of Things) was born on this day in history.  

1500  On April - 23 birth of alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician  

1500  On April - 23 birth of alexander Ales, Scottish theologian (d. 1565)  

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

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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