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Historical Events In April - 23

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

1960  On this day in history 1st performance of Ferde Grofe's "San Francisco Suite"  

1960  On April - 23 cornelis Jan Bakkerr, Dutch/US nuclear physicist, dies  

1961  On this day in history "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  Launch of first Soviet communications satellite on April - 23.  

1965  The USSR launch its first communications satellite on this day in history.  

1965  Josephina J "Fien" de la Mar, Dutch actress (Pygmalion), dies at 67 on April - 23.  

1967  On April - 23 russian Vladimir Komarov becomes the first man to make two spaceflights  

1967  On April - 23 soyuz 1 launched; Vladimir Komarov becomes first in-flight casualty  

1968  United Methodist Church forms on this day in history.  

1969  Over 1000ý mi flooded in Shantung Province China on April - 23.  

1969  On this day in history sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death for killing Bobby Kennedy  

1969  On this day in history krzystzof Komeda, composer, dies at 37  

1970  Herb Shriner, humorist/TV host (Herb Shriner Show), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1971  Columbia University operations virtually end, by student strike on April - 23.  

1971  Soyuz 10 launched; cosmonauts become first in Salyut 1 space station on April - 23.  

1971  William Tubman, president of Liberia (1944-71), dies at 76 on April - 23.  

1972  On April - 23 apollo 16 astronauts explores Moon surface  

1973  On April - 23 otto Eissfeldt, German old testament scholar, dies at 85  

1975  On this day in history pete Ham, rocker (Badfinger), commits suicide by hanging himself at 27  

1976  On this day in history felix Aguilar Observatory discovers asteroid #2808  

1976  On this day in history james Flavin, actor (Man With a Camera), dies at 69  

1977  On April - 23 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  Soviet sub catches fire off Japan, 9 die on this day in history.  

1980  Jane Froman, US singer (JF's USA Canteen), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1983  Buster Crabbe, 400m US swimmer (Olympics-gold-1932), dies at 73 on April - 23.  

1984  On April - 23 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania a 4.2 quake was centered near Marticville. It caused minor damage at Conestoga  

1984  The United States announce the discovery of the AIDS virus on April - 23.  

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  P Jensen discovers asteroid #3318 Blixen on this day in history.  

1985  On April - 23 kent Smith, actor (Peyton Place, Invaders), dies at 78  

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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  King Afonso II of Portugal (d. 1223) was born on April - 23.  

1464  On April - 23 birth of johanna van Valois, Queen of France  

1464  On April - 23 birth of robert Fayrfax, composer  

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 this day in history 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  On April - 23 death of christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton  

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

1016  On April - 23 aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies  

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