23 April

23 April

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about April 23rd, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about April 23rd in history!

Global Celebrations

  • World Book Day.
  • English Language Day.
  • World Book Night
  • National Talk Like Shakespeare Day
  • German Beer Day
  • English Language Day
  • National Lost Dog Awareness Day
  • International Marconi Day

Historic Events

2005: On 23rd April 2005 the first ever YouTube video was uploaded by co-founder Jawed Karim. He posted an 18-second video, titled “Me at the zoo.” Since then it has gained over 100 million views.

On 23rd April 2005 the first ever YouTube video was uploaded by co-founder Jawed Karim. He posted an 18-second video, titled “Me at the zoo.” Since then it has gained over 100 million views.

1987: An IRA member squats on patrol in West Belfast as women and children approach.

1987: An IRA member squats on patrol in West Belfast as women and children approach.

1985: Coca-Cola releases New Coke. The new formula was so unpopular that the original Coke was re-introduced as Coca-Cola Classic soon afterwards.

1984: The discovery of the virus causing AIDS is announced in 1984.

1937: RMS Empress of Britain steaming up the St Lawrence River near Quebec, 1937. She would be torpedoed and sunk three years later.

RMS Empress of Britain steaming up the St Lawrence River near Quebec, 1937. She would be torpedoed and sunk three years later.

1930: Mexican Army officer in 1930 training with gas masks

Mexican Army officer in 1930 training with gas masks

1917: The German ambassador in the USA, count Bernstorff, 1917 or earlier,

The German ambassador in the USA, count Bernstorff, 1917 or earlier,

1661: English king Charles II was crowned in London in 1661.

Famous Birthdays

  • John Cena was born.
  • Dev Patel was born.
  • Gigi Hadid was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • William Shakespeare died.
  • Satyajit Ray died.
  • William Wordsworth died.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.