Historical Events In April - 23
Sunday, 01 October 2023
1986 Harold Arlen, [Hyman Arluck], US composer, murdered at 81 on April - 23.
1987 On April - 23 28 construction workers killed in an apt collapse in Bridgeport, Ct
1988 Arthur Michael, Lord Ramsey/archbishop of Canterbury, dies on April - 23.
1989 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays his last game as a Laker on April - 23.
1989 Students in Beijing China announce class boycotts on April - 23.
1990 On April - 23 albert Salmi, (Caddyshack), kills terminally ill wife & self at 62
1991 On April - 23 peter Bailey, Graphic designer/calligrapher, dies
1992 On this day in history "Shirnada" opens at Broadhurst theater on Broadway
1992 Deron Johnson, 1965 NL run leader, dies of cancer at 53 on this day in history.
2005 On April - 23 silvio Berlusconi, prime minister of Italy, re-forms government after its dissolution three days earlier.
2007 On this day in history bogotá, Colombia, begins its term as World Book Capital.
2009 On April - 23 e gamma ray bur GRB 090423 it's observed for 10 seconds as e mo diant object of any kind and also e olde known object in e universe.
2011 On this day in history zach Daniels defeated Rick Michaels to become the new TNT Heavyweight Champion.
2012 Netherlands Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, tenders resignation, paving the way for early elections on this day in history.
2013 On April - 23 28 people are killed and 70 are injured during clashes between police and Sunni Muslims in Hawija, Iraq
2014 60 people are killed & 80 are injured after a train crashes in The Democratic Republic of the Congo on April - 23.
2018 Marvel's "Avengers: Infinity War" directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, starring Chris Evans , Robert Downey Jr and large ensemble cast premieres in Los Angeles on April - 23.
2018 Van deliberately driven into pedestrians in Toronto, Canada, killing 10 and injuring 13 on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history armenian President Serzh Sargsyan resigns after 10 years in office after mass protests against him beginning an unconstitutional third term
2018 On this day in history mario Abdo BenÃtez is elected President of Paraguay
2018 On April - 23 a vehicle-ramming attack kills 10 people and injures 16 in Toronto. A 25-year-old suspect, Alek Minassian, is arrested.
2020 German Chancellor Angela Merkel warns this is "not the end phase but still just the beginning" of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic on this day in history.
2020 Syrian Civil War: Two former high-ranking members of the Syrian Army go on trial in Koblenz, Germany, for alleged war crimes committed during the civil war. It is the first time that Syrian military officials are prosecuted for their roles in the conflict on this day in history.
2020 [COVID-19 pandemic] Facebook removes "pseudoscience" and "conspiracy theory" as options for targeted ads as criticism mounts against social media for its role in spreading misinformation about COVID-19 on April - 23.
2021 SpaceX launches the Crew-2 mission, carrying four crew members of Expedition 65 and 66 to the International Space Station aboard Crew Dragon Endeavour on April - 23.
2021 On this day in history uEFA announces that due to a lack of guarantees regarding spectators caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland would be removed as a tournament host for the UEFA Euro 2020.