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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  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1170  On April - 23 birth of isabelle of Hainaut, queen of France (d. 1190)  

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

1464  Johanna van Valois, Queen of France was born on this day in history.  

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 April - 23.  

1500  On this day in history birth of alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician  

1500  Alexander Ales, Scottish theologian (d. 1565) was born on April - 23.  

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  On April - 23 death of wihtred, King of Kent  

0871  Ethelred I, king of Wessex/brother of Alfred the Great, dies on April - 23.  

0990  On April - 23 ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies  

0997  On this day in history vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40  

1014  On April - 23 brian Boru, king of Ireland, dies in battle at 87  

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

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