Historical Events In April - 23
Sunday, 17 January 2021
1986 On April - 23 harold Arlen, [Hyman Arluck], US composer, murdered at 81
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 this day in history.
1989 Students in Beijing China announce class boycotts on April - 23.
1990 Albert Salmi, (Caddyshack), kills terminally ill wife & self at 62 on April - 23.
1991 On April - 23 peter Bailey, Graphic designer/calligrapher, dies
1992 On April - 23 "Shirnada" opens at Broadhurst theater on Broadway
1992 On this day in history deron Johnson, 1965 NL run leader, dies of cancer at 53
2005 Silvio Berlusconi, prime minister of Italy, re-forms government after its dissolution three days earlier on this day in history.
2007 On this day in history bogotá, Colombia, begins its term as World Book Capital.
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2011 On April - 23 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 28 people are killed and 70 are injured during clashes between police and Sunni Muslims in Hawija, Iraq on April - 23.
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 this day in history.
2018 Van deliberately driven into pedestrians in Toronto, Canada, killing 10 and injuring 13 on this day in history.
2018 Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan resigns after 10 years in office after mass protests against him beginning an unconstitutional third term on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history mario Abdo Benítez is elected President of Paraguay
2018 On this day in history a vehicle-ramming attack kills 10 people and injures 16 in Toronto. A 25-year-old suspect, Alek Minassian, is arrested.
2020 On this day in history german Chancellor Angela Merkel warns this is "not the end phase but still just the beginning" of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic
2020 On April - 23 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.
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 this day in history.