Historical Events In April - 23
Wednesday, 10 August 2022
1960 1st performance of Ferde Grofe's "San Francisco Suite" on this day in history.
1960 Cornelis Jan Bakkerr, Dutch/US nuclear physicist, dies on this day in history.
1961 "Tenderloin" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 216 performances on this day in history.
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 On April - 23 the USSR launch its first communications satellite
1965 On this day in history josephina J "Fien" de la Mar, Dutch actress (Pygmalion), dies at 67
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 On this day in history united Methodist Church forms
1969 On April - 23 over 1000ý mi flooded in Shantung Province China
1969 On this day in history sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death for killing Bobby Kennedy
1969 On this day in history krzystzof Komeda, composer, dies at 37
1970 Herb Shriner, humorist/TV host (Herb Shriner Show), dies at 51 on this day in history.
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 On April - 23 william Tubman, president of Liberia (1944-71), dies at 76
1972 On this day in history apollo 16 astronauts explores Moon surface
1973 On April - 23 otto Eissfeldt, German old testament scholar, dies at 85
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 April - 23 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 On April - 23 soviet sub catches fire off Japan, 9 die
1980 On April - 23 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 On April - 23 the United States announce the discovery of the AIDS virus
1984 On April - 23 august "Guus" Oster, actor/director (Carrie), dies at 68
1985 C Shoemaker & E Shoemake discovers asteroid #3581 Alvarez on this day in history.
1985 New Coke debuts later to vanish on this day in history.
1985 P Jensen discovers asteroid #3318 Blixen on this day in history.
1985 Kent Smith, actor (Peyton Place, Invaders), dies at 78 on this day in history.