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Historical Events In April - 23

Thursday, 04 March 2021

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

1960  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1965  Launch of first Soviet communications satellite on this day in history.  

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

1967  Soyuz 1 launched; Vladimir Komarov becomes first in-flight casualty on this day in history.  

1968  United Methodist Church forms on this day in history.  

1969  Over 1000ý mi flooded in Shantung Province China on this day in history.  

1969  Sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death for killing Bobby Kennedy on this day in history.  

1969  Krzystzof Komeda, composer, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

1970  On April - 23 herb Shriner, humorist/TV host (Herb Shriner Show), dies at 51  

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  William Tubman, president of Liberia (1944-71), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1972  Apollo 16 astronauts explores Moon surface on April - 23.  

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

1977  On this day in history czech chess master Vlastimil Hort plays 201 games simultaneously and only loses 10  

1977  Dr Allen Bussey completes 20,302 yo-yo loops on April - 23.  

1980  Soviet sub catches fire off Japan, 9 die on April - 23.  

1980  On this day in history 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  In Lancaster County, Pennsylvania a 4.2 quake was centered near Marticville. It caused minor damage at Conestoga on April - 23.  

1984  On April - 23 the United States announce the discovery of the AIDS virus  

1984  On this day in history august "Guus" Oster, actor/director (Carrie), dies at 68  

1985  On April - 23 c Shoemaker & E Shoemake discovers asteroid #3581 Alvarez  

1985  On this day in history 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  Isabelle of Hainaut, queen of France (d. 1190) was born on April - 23.  

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

1464  On this day in history 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  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 April - 23.  

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

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