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Friday April 23, 2021

April 23: Day of the Week

April 23, 2021 was the 113th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 252 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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.

April 2021

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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)

  • 1343
    Estonia: St. George’s Night Uprising.
  • 1521
    Battle of Villalar: King Charles I of Spain defeats the Comuneros.
  • 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.
  • 1661
    King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland is crowned in Westminster Abbey.
  • 1920
    The national council in Turkey denounces the government of Sultan Mehmed VI and announces a temporary constitution.
  • 1955
    The Canadian Labour Congress is formed by the merger of the Trades and Labour Congress of Canada and the Canadian Congress of Labour.
  • 1961
    Algiers putsch by French generals.
  • 1990
    Namibia becomes the 160th member of the United Nations and the 50th member of the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • 2003
    Beijing closes all schools for two weeks because of the SARS virus.

Who were born on April 23?

  • 1805
    Johann Karl Friedrich Rosenkranz, German philosopher (d. 1879)
  • 1853
    Winthrop M. Crane, 40th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1920)
  • 1967
    Melina Kanakaredes, American actress
  • 1968
    Timothy McVeigh, American terrorist (d. 2001)
  • 1969
    Martin López-Zubero, Spanish swimmer
  • 1972
    Pierre Labrie, Canadian poet
  • 1979
    Joanna Krupa, Polish/American model and actress
  • 1986
    Sven Kramer, Dutch speedskater
  • 1988
    Victor Anichebe, Nigerian footballer
  • 1990
    Pikky Ya France, Namibian cricketer

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