April 23: Day of the Week
April 23, 2020 was the 114th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 252 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)
Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
What no one tells you about your first name’s personality. Are there magical powers hidden in your given name? Every moniker has an undeniable character and personality. Check out Jenny’s personality and get smarter today. (Sponsored links)
April 23 Historical Event(s)
- 1014Battle of Clontarf: Brian Boru defeats Viking invaders, but is killed in battle.
- 1016Edmund Ironside succeeds his father Æthelred the Unready as king of England,
- 1521Battle of Villalar: King Charles I of Spain defeats the Comuneros.
- 1661King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland is crowned in Westminster Abbey.
- 1815The 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.
- 1942World War II: Baedeker Blitz – German bombers hit Exeter, Bath and York in retaliation for the British raid on Lübeck.
- 1955The Canadian Labour Congress is formed by the merger of the Trades and Labour Congress of Canada and the Canadian Congress of Labour.
- 1961Algiers putsch by French generals.
- 1985Coca-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 3 months.
- 2003Beijing closes all schools for two weeks because of the SARS virus.
Who were born on April 23?
- 1861John Peltz, American baseball player (d. 1906)
- 1894Cow Cow Davenport, American pianist (d. 1955)
- 1904Duncan Renaldo, Spanish-American actor (d. 1985)
- 1936Roy Orbison, American singer and musician (d. 1988)
- 1943Gail Goodrich, American basketball player
- 1955Fumi Hirano, Japanese voice actress and essayist
- 1963Magnús Ver Magnússon, Icelandic powerlifter
- 1969Richard Wolstencroft, Australian filmmaker
- 1979Joanna Krupa, Polish/American model and actress
- 1981Seka Aleksic, Serbian turbofolk singer
Now try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.