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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  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1170  Isabelle of Hainaut, queen of France (d. 1190) was born on April - 23.  

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 this day in history.  

1464  On April - 23 birth of robert Fayrfax, composer  

1484  Julius Caesar Scaliger, Italy, scholar (On the Subtlety of Things) was born on this day in history.  

1500  Alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician was born on April - 23.  

1500  Alexander Ales, Scottish theologian (d. 1565) was born on this day in history.  

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 April - 23.  

0725  On this day in history death of wihtred, King of Kent  

0871  Ethelred I, king of Wessex/brother of Alfred the Great, dies on this day in history.  

0990  Ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies on April - 23.  

0997  Vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

1014  On this day in history brian Boru, king of Ireland, dies in battle at 87  

1016  Aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies on April - 23.  

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