April 23: Day of the Week
April 23, 2019 is the 113rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 252 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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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.
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April 23 Historical Event(s)
- 1016Edmund Ironside succeeds his father Æthelred the Unready as king of England,
- 1343Estonia: St. George’s Night Uprising.
- 1348The founding of the Order of the Garter by King Edward III is announced on St George’s Day.
- 1635The first public school in the United States, Boston Latin School, is founded in Boston, Massachusetts.
- 1660Treaty of Oliwa is established between Sweden and Poland.
- 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.
- 1918World War I: The British Royal Navy makes a raid in an attempt to neutralise the Belgian port of Bruges-Zeebrugge.
- 1961Algiers putsch by French generals.
- 1968Vietnam War: Student protesters at Columbia University in New York City take over administration buildings and shut down the university.
- 2003Beijing closes all schools for two weeks because of the SARS virus.
Who were born on April 23?
- 1834Artemus Ward, American comic writer (d. 1867)
- 1858Max Planck, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1947)
- 1900Joseph Green, Polish-born actor and director (d. 1996)
- 1911Ronald Neame, British film producer (d. 2010)
- 1942Sandra Dee, American actress (d. 2005)
- 1952Narada Michael Walden, American musician and producer
- 1971Uli Herzner, German American designer
- 1974Michael Kerr, New Zealand-born German rugby player
- 1977Kal Penn, American actor
- 1977Willie Mitchell, Canadian ice hockey player
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