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.
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)
- 1343Estonia: St. George’s Night Uprising.
- 1521Battle of Villalar: King Charles I of Spain defeats the Comuneros.
- 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.
- 1661King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland is crowned in Westminster Abbey.
- 1920The national council in Turkey denounces the government of Sultan Mehmed VI and announces a temporary constitution.
- 1955The Canadian Labour Congress is formed by the merger of the Trades and Labour Congress of Canada and the Canadian Congress of Labour.
- 1961Algiers putsch by French generals.
- 1990Namibia becomes the 160th member of the United Nations and the 50th member of the Commonwealth of Nations.
- 2003Beijing closes all schools for two weeks because of the SARS virus.
Who were born on April 23?
- 1805Johann Karl Friedrich Rosenkranz, German philosopher (d. 1879)
- 1853Winthrop M. Crane, 40th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1920)
- 1967Melina Kanakaredes, American actress
- 1968Timothy McVeigh, American terrorist (d. 2001)
- 1969Martin López-Zubero, Spanish swimmer
- 1972Pierre Labrie, Canadian poet
- 1979Joanna Krupa, Polish/American model and actress
- 1986Sven Kramer, Dutch speedskater
- 1988Victor Anichebe, Nigerian footballer
- 1990Pikky Ya France, Namibian cricketer
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