Historical Events In April - 23
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
1960 1st performance of Ferde Grofe's "San Francisco Suite" on this day in history.
1960 Cornelis Jan Bakkerr, Dutch/US nuclear physicist, dies on April - 23.
1961 On April - 23 "Tenderloin" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 216 performances
1962 On April - 23 ranger 4, first US satellite to reach Moon launched from Cape Canaveral
1965 On this day in history launch of first Soviet communications satellite
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 this day in history.
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 United Methodist Church forms on April - 23.
1969 Over 1000ý mi flooded in Shantung Province China on this day in history.
1969 On April - 23 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 Columbia University operations virtually end, by student strike on April - 23.
1971 Soyuz 10 launched; cosmonauts become first in Salyut 1 space station on this day in history.
1971 On this day in history william Tubman, president of Liberia (1944-71), dies at 76
1972 On April - 23 apollo 16 astronauts explores Moon surface
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 this day in history.
1976 Felix Aguilar Observatory discovers asteroid #2808 on April - 23.
1976 On April - 23 james Flavin, actor (Man With a Camera), dies at 69
1977 Czech chess master Vlastimil Hort plays 201 games simultaneously and only loses 10 on this day in history.
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 On April - 23 jane Froman, US singer (JF's USA Canteen), dies at 72
1983 Buster Crabbe, 400m US swimmer (Olympics-gold-1932), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1984 On April - 23 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania a 4.2 quake was centered near Marticville. It caused minor damage at Conestoga
1984 On this day in history the United States announce the discovery of the AIDS virus
1984 August "Guus" Oster, actor/director (Carrie), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1985 C Shoemaker & E Shoemake discovers asteroid #3581 Alvarez on this day in history.
1985 New Coke debuts later to vanish on this day in history.
1985 On this day in history p Jensen discovers asteroid #3318 Blixen
1985 On this day in history kent Smith, actor (Peyton Place, Invaders), dies at 78