Historical Events In April - 23
Sunday, 01 October 2023
1878 On this day in history friedrich Preller, landscape painter, dies
1880 On April - 23 guess Saleh, [Sarief Bastaman], Javanese painter, dies
1881 On this day in history the opera "Patience or Bunthorne's Bride" is produced (London)
1881 Gilbert & Sullivan's opera "Patience" produced in London on April - 23.
1881 Claude Carter, South African slow lefty cricketer (1912-22) on this day in history.
1882 On this day in history albert Coates, St Petersburg Russia, conductor/composer (Eagle)
1883 John Heemskerk Azn forms Dutch govt on this day in history.
1885 William Henry Holmes, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1889 On April - 23 charles Warrell, big Chief I-Spy writer/teacher
1890 Donald Nichols Tweedy, composer on this day in history.
1891 Jews are expelled from Moscow Russia on April - 23.
1891 Sergey Sergeyevich Prokofiev, Ukraine, composer (Peter & the Wolf) on April - 23.
1892 On April - 23 minus van Looi, [Benjamin van der Voort], Flemish writer
1893 On this day in history frank Borzage, Salt Lake City, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo)
1894 Basil Sydney, England, actor (Hamlet, Jassy, Simba, Farmer's Wife) on this day in history.
1895 On this day in history karl Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig, physiologist, dies
1896 Premier of motion pictures (Koster & Bial's Music Hall, NYC) on April - 23.
1896 On this day in history vitascope system of movie projection first demonstrated (NYC)
1896 On April - 23 margaret Kennedy, novelist
1897 Harold French, director (Encore)/actor on April - 23.
1897 Clement Harris, composer, dies at 25 on April - 23.
1898 On April - 23 edwin E Dwinger, German writer (General Vlassov)
1899 On this day in history the birth of Vladimir Nabokov, Russian/American writer
1899 On April - 23 edith Ngaio Marsh, NZ, Kiwi mystery writer (Black Beech & Honeydew)
1900 1st know occurrence of word "hillbillie" (NY Journal) on April - 23.
1900 On this day in history ary Verhaar, composer
1903 NY Highlanders (Yankees) win their 1st game beating Wash Senators 7-2 on April - 23.
1903 On April - 23 guy Simonds, youngest general officer in the Canadian army (d 1974)
1904 American Academy of Arts & Letters forms on this day in history.
1904 Duncan Renaldo, Spain, actor (Cisco Kid) on April - 23.
1905 On April - 23 lord Carew, Ireland, judge (dressage)
1905 On April - 23 karel Komzak, composer, dies at 54
1906 The Alberta Legislature sets the provincial speed limit at 10 mph in the city and 20 mph in the country. , Now it's 100 in the city and 200 in the country it seems on this day in history.
1906 On April - 23 marcel Hillaire, Cologne Germany, actor (Adv in Paradise)