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Historical Events In April - 23

Sunday, 16 May 2021

1907  Baroness Dudley on April - 23.  

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  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  On this day in history aCA becomes National Advisory Council on Aeronautics (NACA)  

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

1915  On April - 23 rupert Chawner Brooke, English poet (Lithuania), dies at 27  

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

1918  On April - 23 uSS Stewart destroys German submarine off France  

1918  On April - 23 battle of Zeebrugge ends  

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

1919  On April - 23 major leagues open a reduced 140-game season  

1920  Turkish Grand National Assembly first meets, in Ankara on April - 23.  

1920  Turkish Grand National Assembly 1st meets, in Ankara on April - 23.  

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

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

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

1926  On this day in history the birth of James Donleavey, Irish novelist  

1926  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 April - 23.  

1933  The Gestapo is established in Germany on this day in history.  

1933  On April - 23 dovo soccer team forms in Veenendaal  

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  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  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  Robert Fayrfax, composer was born on April - 23.  

1484  On April - 23 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  On April - 23 birth of alexander Ales, Scottish theologian (d. 1565)  

1516  Georg Fabricius, German poet, historian, and archaeologist (d. 1571) was born on April - 23.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0034  On April - 23 death of christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton  

0303  Death of George, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded on this day in history.  

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

0871  On April - 23 ethelred I, king of Wessex/brother of Alfred the Great, dies  

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  Brian Boru, king of Ireland, dies in battle at 87 on April - 23.  

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

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