Tuesday April 23, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

April 23: Day of the Week

April 23, 2024 was the 114th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 252 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.

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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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.

April 23 Historical Event(s)

1910
Theodore Roosevelt made his The Man in the Arena speech.
1918
World War I: The British Royal Navy makes a raid in an attempt to neutralise the Belgian port of Bruges-Zeebrugge.
1920
The Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM) is founded in Ankara.
1920
The national council in Turkey denounces the government of Sultan Mehmed VI and announces a temporary constitution.
1932
The 153-year old De Adriaan Windmill in Haarlem, Netherlands burns down. It is rebuilt and reopens exactly 70 years later.
1935
The Polish Constitution of 1935 is adopted.
1968
Vietnam War: Student protesters at Columbia University in New York City take over administration buildings and shut down the university.
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 3 months.
1993
Eritreans vote overwhelmingly for independence from Ethiopia in a United Nations-monitored referendum.
1997
Omaria massacre in Algeria: 42 villagers are killed.

Who were born on April 23?

1794
Wei Yuan, Chinese scholar (d. 1856)
1888
Georges Vanier, French-Canadian soldier and diplomat (d. 1967)
1910
Simone Simon, French actress (d. 2005)
1919
Oleg Penkovsky, Soviet double-agent (d. 1963)
1922
Marjorie Cameron, American writer, painter, actress and occultist (d. 1995)
1939
Lee Majors, American actor
1955
Tony Miles, English chess player (d. 2001)
1969
Martin López-Zubero, Spanish swimmer
1975
Jón Þór Birgisson, Icelandic musician and singer (Sigur Rós)
1984
Alexandra Kosteniuk, Russian chess player

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