Historical Events In April - 23
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
1960 1st performance of Ferde Grofe's "San Francisco Suite" on this day in history.
1960 On this day in history cornelis Jan Bakkerr, Dutch/US nuclear physicist, dies
1961 On April - 23 "Tenderloin" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 216 performances
1962 Ranger 4, first US satellite to reach Moon launched from Cape Canaveral on April - 23.
1965 On this day in history launch of first Soviet communications satellite
1965 On this day in history the USSR launch its first communications satellite
1965 On April - 23 josephina J "Fien" de la Mar, Dutch actress (Pygmalion), dies at 67
1967 Russian Vladimir Komarov becomes the first man to make two spaceflights on this day in history.
1967 Soyuz 1 launched; Vladimir Komarov becomes first in-flight casualty on this day in history.
1968 On April - 23 united Methodist Church forms
1969 On this day in history over 1000ý mi flooded in Shantung Province China
1969 On this day in history sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death for killing Bobby Kennedy
1969 Krzystzof Komeda, composer, dies at 37 on this day in history.
1970 Herb Shriner, humorist/TV host (Herb Shriner Show), dies at 51 on this day in history.
1971 On April - 23 columbia University operations virtually end, by student strike
1971 On April - 23 soyuz 10 launched; cosmonauts become first in Salyut 1 space station
1971 On this day in history william Tubman, president of Liberia (1944-71), dies at 76
1972 Apollo 16 astronauts explores Moon surface on this day in history.
1973 Otto Eissfeldt, German old testament scholar, dies at 85 on April - 23.
1975 Pete Ham, rocker (Badfinger), commits suicide by hanging himself at 27 on April - 23.
1976 On April - 23 felix Aguilar Observatory discovers asteroid #2808
1976 James Flavin, actor (Man With a Camera), dies at 69 on April - 23.
1977 On this day in history czech chess master Vlastimil Hort plays 201 games simultaneously and only loses 10
1977 On this day in history dr Allen Bussey completes 20,302 yo-yo loops
1980 On this day in history soviet sub catches fire off Japan, 9 die
1980 Jane Froman, US singer (JF's USA Canteen), dies at 72 on April - 23.
1983 On this day in history buster Crabbe, 400m US swimmer (Olympics-gold-1932), dies at 73
1984 In Lancaster County, Pennsylvania a 4.2 quake was centered near Marticville. It caused minor damage at Conestoga on this day in history.
1984 On this day in history the United States announce the discovery of the AIDS virus
1984 On April - 23 august "Guus" Oster, actor/director (Carrie), dies at 68
1985 On this day in history c Shoemaker & E Shoemake discovers asteroid #3581 Alvarez
1985 On April - 23 new Coke debuts later to vanish
1985 On April - 23 p Jensen discovers asteroid #3318 Blixen
1985 On April - 23 kent Smith, actor (Peyton Place, Invaders), dies at 78