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!
- 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
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.
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.
1930: Mexican Army officer in 1930 training with gas masks
1917: The German ambassador in the USA, count Bernstorff, 1917 or earlier,
1661: English king Charles II was crowned in London in 1661.
- John Cena was born.
- Dev Patel was born.
- Gigi Hadid was born.
- William Shakespeare died.
- Satyajit Ray died.
- William Wordsworth died.