Historical Events In April - 23
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1960 1st performance of Ferde Grofe's "San Francisco Suite" on this day in history.
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 On this day in history ranger 4, first US satellite to reach Moon launched from Cape Canaveral
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 this day in history.
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 Sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death for killing Bobby Kennedy on April - 23.
1969 On this day in history krzystzof Komeda, composer, dies at 37
1970 On April - 23 herb Shriner, humorist/TV host (Herb Shriner Show), dies at 51
1971 On April - 23 columbia University operations virtually end, by student strike
1971 Soyuz 10 launched; cosmonauts become first in Salyut 1 space station on April - 23.
1971 On this day in history william Tubman, president of Liberia (1944-71), dies at 76
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 Pete Ham, rocker (Badfinger), commits suicide by hanging himself at 27 on April - 23.
1976 Felix Aguilar Observatory discovers asteroid #2808 on April - 23.
1976 James Flavin, actor (Man With a Camera), dies at 69 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history jane Froman, US singer (JF's USA Canteen), dies at 72
1983 On April - 23 buster Crabbe, 400m US swimmer (Olympics-gold-1932), dies at 73
1984 In Lancaster County, Pennsylvania a 4.2 quake was centered near Marticville. It caused minor damage at Conestoga on April - 23.
1984 The United States announce the discovery of the AIDS virus on April - 23.
1984 August "Guus" Oster, actor/director (Carrie), dies at 68 on April - 23.
1985 C Shoemaker & E Shoemake discovers asteroid #3581 Alvarez on April - 23.
1985 On this day in history new Coke debuts later to vanish
1985 On this day in history p Jensen discovers asteroid #3318 Blixen
1985 On this day in history kent Smith, actor (Peyton Place, Invaders), dies at 78