Historical Events In April - 23
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1878 On this day in history friedrich Preller, landscape painter, dies
1880 Guess Saleh, [Sarief Bastaman], Javanese painter, dies on April - 23.
1881 The opera "Patience or Bunthorne's Bride" is produced (London) on April - 23.
1881 Gilbert & Sullivan's opera "Patience" produced in London on April - 23.
1881 On this day in history claude Carter, South African slow lefty cricketer (1912-22)
1882 On April - 23 albert Coates, St Petersburg Russia, conductor/composer (Eagle)
1883 On this day in history john Heemskerk Azn forms Dutch govt
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 On April - 23 jews are expelled from Moscow Russia
1891 On this day in history sergey Sergeyevich Prokofiev, Ukraine, composer (Peter & the Wolf)
1892 On this day in history minus van Looi, [Benjamin van der Voort], Flemish writer
1893 Frank Borzage, Salt Lake City, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo) on April - 23.
1894 On April - 23 basil Sydney, England, actor (Hamlet, Jassy, Simba, Farmer's Wife)
1895 On April - 23 karl Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig, physiologist, dies
1896 Premier of motion pictures (Koster & Bial's Music Hall, NYC) on this day in history.
1896 On April - 23 vitascope system of movie projection first demonstrated (NYC)
1896 Margaret Kennedy, novelist on this day in history.
1897 On this day in history harold French, director (Encore)/actor
1897 On this day in history clement Harris, composer, dies at 25
1898 On April - 23 edwin E Dwinger, German writer (General Vlassov)
1899 On April - 23 the birth of Vladimir Nabokov, Russian/American writer
1899 On this day in history edith Ngaio Marsh, NZ, Kiwi mystery writer (Black Beech & Honeydew)
1900 On this day in history 1st know occurrence of word "hillbillie" (NY Journal)
1900 Ary Verhaar, composer on this day in history.
1903 NY Highlanders (Yankees) win their 1st game beating Wash Senators 7-2 on April - 23.
1903 Guy Simonds, youngest general officer in the Canadian army (d 1974) on April - 23.
1904 On April - 23 american Academy of Arts & Letters forms
1904 Duncan Renaldo, Spain, actor (Cisco Kid) on this day in history.
1905 On April - 23 lord Carew, Ireland, judge (dressage)
1905 On this day in history karel Komzak, composer, dies at 54
1906 On April - 23 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
1906 Marcel Hillaire, Cologne Germany, actor (Adv in Paradise) on this day in history.