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Historical Events In April - 23

Thursday, 26 May 2022

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 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  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 April - 23.  

1968  On April - 23 united Methodist Church forms  

1969  Over 1000ý mi flooded in Shantung Province China on April - 23.  

1969  Sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death for killing Bobby Kennedy on April - 23.  

1969  On April - 23 krzystzof Komeda, composer, dies at 37  

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 this day in history.  

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 April - 23.  

1972  Apollo 16 astronauts explores Moon surface on this day in history.  

1973  Otto Eissfeldt, German old testament scholar, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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 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  Dr Allen Bussey completes 20,302 yo-yo loops on this day in history.  

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

1980  Jane Froman, US singer (JF's USA Canteen), dies at 72 on April - 23.  

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  On April - 23 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 April - 23.  

1985  On this day in history p Jensen discovers asteroid #3318 Blixen  

1985  Kent Smith, actor (Peyton Place, Invaders), dies at 78 on April - 23.  

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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 this day in history.  

1185  King Afonso II of Portugal (d. 1223) was born on April - 23.  

1464  On this day in history birth of johanna van Valois, Queen of France  

1464  Robert Fayrfax, composer was born on April - 23.  

1484  On this day in history birth of julius Caesar Scaliger, Italy, scholar (On the Subtlety of Things)  

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

1500  On April - 23 birth of alexander Ales, Scottish theologian (d. 1565)  

1516  On April - 23 birth of georg Fabricius, German poet, historian, and archaeologist (d. 1571)  

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  Death of Wihtred, King of Kent on this day in history.  

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

0990  On this day in history ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies  

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

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

1016  On this day in history aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies  

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