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