Historical Events In April - 23
Wednesday, 20 January 2021
1960 On this day in history 1st performance of Ferde Grofe's "San Francisco Suite"
1960 On this day in history cornelis Jan Bakkerr, Dutch/US nuclear physicist, dies
1961 "Tenderloin" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 216 performances on this day in history.
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 On this day in history the USSR launch its first communications satellite
1965 Josephina J "Fien" de la Mar, Dutch actress (Pygmalion), dies at 67 on April - 23.
1967 On April - 23 russian Vladimir Komarov becomes the first man to make two spaceflights
1967 On this day in history soyuz 1 launched; Vladimir Komarov becomes first in-flight casualty
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 this day in history krzystzof Komeda, composer, dies at 37
1970 On this day in history 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 April - 23.
1971 On April - 23 william Tubman, president of Liberia (1944-71), dies at 76
1972 Apollo 16 astronauts explores Moon surface on April - 23.
1973 Otto Eissfeldt, German old testament scholar, dies at 85 on April - 23.
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 April - 23.
1977 Dr Allen Bussey completes 20,302 yo-yo loops on April - 23.
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 this day in history.
1983 Buster Crabbe, 400m US swimmer (Olympics-gold-1932), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1984 In Lancaster County, Pennsylvania a 4.2 quake was centered near Marticville. It caused minor damage at Conestoga on this day in history.
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 On April - 23 c Shoemaker & E Shoemake discovers asteroid #3581 Alvarez
1985 On April - 23 new Coke debuts later to vanish
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.