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Saturday April 23, 2022

April 23: Day of the Week

April 23, 2022 is the 113th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 252 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

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

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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)

  • 1348
    The founding of the Order of the Garter by King Edward III is announced on St George’s Day.
  • 1521
    Battle of Villalar: King Charles I of Spain defeats the Comuneros.
  • 1661
    King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland is crowned in Westminster Abbey.
  • 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.
  • 1927
    Turkey becomes the first country to celebrate Children’s Day as a national holiday.
  • 1942
    World War II: Baedeker Blitz – German bombers hit Exeter, Bath and York in retaliation for the British raid on Lübeck.
  • 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.

Who were born on April 23?

  • 1865
    Ali-Agha Shikhlinski, Russian-Azerbaijani general (d. 1943)
  • 1891
    Sergei Prokofiev, Russian composer (d. 1953)
  • 1907
    Fritz Wotruba, Austrian sculptor (d. 1975)
  • 1928
    Shirley Temple, American actress and politician
  • 1936
    Roy Orbison, American singer and musician (d. 1988)
  • 1941
    Michael Lynne, American film executive
  • 1949
    David Cross, British violinist (King Crimson)
  • 1962
    John Hannah, Scottish actor
  • 1975
    Jón Þór Birgisson, Icelandic musician and singer (Sigur Rós)
  • 1977
    Lee Young-Pyo, Korean footballer

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