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Friday April 23, 2021

April 23: Day of the Week

April 23, 2021 is the 113rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 252 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.

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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.

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April 23 Historical Event(s)

  • 1016
    Edmund Ironside succeeds his father Æthelred the Unready as king of England,
  • 1348
    The founding of the Order of the Garter by King Edward III is announced on St George’s Day.
  • 1635
    The first public school in the United States, Boston Latin School, is founded in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • 1660
    Treaty of Oliwa is established between Sweden and Poland.
  • 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.
  • 1920
    The national council in Turkey denounces the government of Sultan Mehmed VI and announces a temporary constitution.
  • 1941
    World War II: The Greek government and King George II evacuate Athens before the invading Wehrmacht.
  • 1949
    Chinese Civil War: Establishment of the People’s Liberation Army Navy.
  • 1955
    The Canadian Labour Congress is formed by the merger of the Trades and Labour Congress of Canada and the Canadian Congress of Labour.
  • 1967
    Soviet space program: Soyuz 1 (Russian: Союз 1, Union 1) is a manned spaceflight, Launched into orbit carrying cosmonaut Colonel Vladimir Komarov.

Who were born on April 23?

  • 1746
    Félix Vicq-d'Azyr, French physician and anatomist (d. 1794)
  • 1857
    Ruggiero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (d. 1919)
  • 1924
    Bobby Rosengarden, American jazz drummer (d. 2007)
  • 1939
    Ray Peterson, American singer (d. 2005)
  • 1955
    Fumi Hirano, Japanese voice actress and essayist
  • 1967
    Rheal Cormier, Canadian baseball player
  • 1968
    Princess Zein bint Al Hussein of Jordan
  • 1969
    Martin López-Zubero, Spanish swimmer
  • 1972
    Patricia Manterola, Mexican singer
  • 1977
    Kal Penn, American actor

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