Historical Events on April 23, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on April 23rd This Day in History

Year Name
2019 The April 2019 Hpakant jade mine collapse in Myanmar kills four miners and two rescuers.
2018 A vehicle-ramming attack kills 10 people and injures 16 in Toronto. A 25-year-old suspect, Alek Minassian, is arrested.
2013 At least 28 people are killed and more than 70 are injured as violence breaks out in Hawija, Iraq.
2005 The first YouTube video, titled "Me at the zoo", was published by co-founder Jawed Karim.
1999 NATO bombs the headquarters of Radio Television of Serbia, as part of their aerial campaign against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
1993 Eritreans vote overwhelmingly for independence from Ethiopia in a United Nations-monitored referendum.
1993 Sri Lankan politician Lalith Athulathmudali is assassinated while addressing a gathering, approximately four weeks ahead of the Provincial Council elections for the Western Province.
1990 Namibia becomes the 160th member of the United Nations and the 50th member of the Commonwealth of Nations.
1985 Coca-Cola changes its formula and releases New Coke. The response is overwhelmingly negative, and the original formula is back on the market in less than three months.
1971 Bangladesh Liberation War: The Pakistan Army and Razakars massacre approximately 3,000 Hindu emigrants in the Jathibhanga area of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).
1968 Vietnam War: Student protesters at Columbia University in New York City take over administration buildings and shut down the university.
1967 Soviet space program: Soyuz 1 (Russian: Союз 1, Union 1) a crewed spaceflight carrying cosmonaut Colonel Vladimir Komarov is launched into orbit.
1961 Algiers putsch by French generals.
1951 Cold War: American journalist William N. Oatis is arrested for espionage by the Communist government of Czechoslovakia.
1949 Chinese Civil War: Establishment of the People's Liberation Army Navy.
1946 Manuel Roxas is elected the last President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines.
1945 World War II: Adolf Hitler's designated successor, Hermann Göring, sends him a telegram asking permission to take leadership of Nazi Germany. Martin Bormann and Joseph Goebbels advise Hitler that the telegram is treasonous.
1942 World War II: Baedeker Blitz: German bombers hit Exeter, Bath and York in retaliation for the British raid on Lübeck.
1941 World War II: The Greek government and King George II evacuate Athens before the invading Wehrmacht.
1940 The Rhythm Club fire at a dance hall in Natchez, Mississippi, kills 198 people.
1935 The Polish Constitution of 1935 is adopted.
1927 Cardiff City defeat Arsenal in the FA Cup Final, the only time it has been won by a team not based in England.
1920 The Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM) is founded in Ankara. The assembly denounces the government of Sultan Mehmed VI and announces the preparation of a temporary constitution.
1919 The Estonian Constituent Assembly was held in Estonia, which marked the birth of the Estonian Parliament, the Riigikogu.
1918 World War I: The British Royal Navy makes a raid in an attempt to neutralise the Belgian port of Bruges-Zeebrugge.
1914 First baseball game at Wrigley Field, then known as Weeghman Park, in Chicago.
1891 Chilean Civil War: The ironclad Blanco Encalada is sunk at Caldera Bay by torpedo boats.[3]
1879 Fire burns down the second main building and dome of the University of Notre Dame, which prompts the construction of the third, and current, Main Building with its golden dome.
1815 The Second Serbian Uprising: A second phase of the national revolution of the Serbs against the Ottoman Empire, erupts shortly after the annexation of the country to the Ottoman Empire.
1661 King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland is crowned in Westminster Abbey.
1660 Treaty of Oliva is established between Sweden and Poland.
1655 The Siege of Santo Domingo begins during the Anglo-Spanish War, and fails seven days later.
1635 The first public school in the United States, Boston Latin School, is founded in Boston.
1521 Battle of Villalar: King Charles I of Spain defeats the Comuneros.
1516 The Munich Reinheitsgebot (regarding the ingredients of beer) takes effect in all of Bavaria.
1500 Portuguese explorer Pedro Alvarez Cabral reaches new coastline (Brazil).
1348 The founding of the Order of the Garter by King Edward III is announced on St. George's Day.
1343 St. George's Night Uprising commences in the Duchy of Estonia.
1016 Edmund Ironside succeeds his father Æthelred the Unready as King of England.
1014 Battle of Clontarf: High King of Ireland Brian Boru defeats Viking invaders, but is killed in battle.
711 Dagobert III succeeds his father King Childebert III as King of the Franks.
599 Maya king Uneh Chan of Calakmul attacks rival city-state Palenque in southern Mexico, defeating queen Yohl Ik'nal and sacking the city.
215 A temple is built on the Capitoline Hill dedicated to Venus Erycina to commemorate the Roman defeat at Lake Trasimene.
Famous People Born on April 23

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Year Name
1917 Dorian Leigh, American model (d. 2008)
1792 Thomas Romney Robinson, Irish astronomer and physicist (d. 1882)
1975 Bobby Shaw, American football player
1994 Patrick Olsen, Danish footballer
1853 Winthrop M. Crane, American businessman and politician, 40th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1920)
1805 Johann Karl Friedrich Rosenkranz, German philosopher and academic (d. 1879)
1919 Oleg Penkovsky, Russian colonel (d. 1963)
1990 Rui Fonte, Portuguese footballer
1941 Jacqueline Boyer, French singer and actress
1972 Peter Dench, English photographer and journalist
Famous People Deaths On April 23

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Date Name
2012 Lillemor Arvidsson, Swedish trade union leader and politician, 34th Governor of Gotland (b. 1943)
1695 Henry Vaughan, Welsh poet and author (b. 1621)
1781 James Abercrombie, Scottish general and politician (b. 1706)
2003 Fernand Fonssagrives, French-American photographer (b. 1910)
2016 Inge King, German-born Australian sculptor (b. 1915)
2019 Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick, American soprano singer and presenter (b. 1983)
2004 Herman Veenstra, Dutch water polo player (b. 1911)
2006 Phil Walden, American record producer and manager, co-founder of Capricorn Records (b. 1940)
1501 Domenico della Rovere, Catholic cardinal (b. 1442)
1196 Béla III of Hungary (b. c.1148)