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 This day in History - April 23
434 Historic Events for April 23
1949

John Miles, vocal/guitar/keyboards (John Miles Band-Rebel, Zaragon)

Birth
1949

Blair Brown, Wash DC, actress (Altered States, Molly Dodd)

Birth
1949

Chinese Red army conquerors Nanjing

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1949

Netherlands annexes Elten and Tudderen

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1949

Courtesy mail boxes for motorists started in SF

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1950

Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat NY Rangers, 4 games to 3

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1950

Nationalist China evacuates Hainan Island

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1950

4th NBA Championship: Min Lakers beat Syracuse Nationals, 4 games to 2

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1950

1st major league day game completed under lights (Phils 6, Braves 5)

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1951

Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Richmond Women's Golf Open

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1951

Loek M L H A Hermans, Dutch MP (VVD)

Birth
1952

Terry Moor, Hartford Conn, tennis star

Birth
1952

Elisabeth Schumann, singer, dies

Death
1952

Bob Cain of Browns and Bob Feller of Indians each pitch a one-hitter

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1952

NY Giant Hoyt Wilhelm wins his 1st relief game and hits his only HR

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1952

Oil pipeline from Kirkuk to Banias completed

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1952

Minus van Looi, [Benjamin van der Neart], Flemish writer, dies at 60

Death
1952

Lionel Johnston, Augusta Ga, actor (Sons and Daughters)

Birth
1952

Narada, [Michael Walden], Mich, rocker (Don't Want Nobody Else)

Birth
1952

Tony Maselli, (fictional character on "Who's the Boss")

Birth
1953

Fred Upton, (Rep-R-Michigan)

Birth
1953

James Russo, NYC, actor (My Own Private Idaho, China Girl)

Birth
1953

General Charles P Cabell, USAF, becomes deputy director of CIA

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1953

KTAR (now KPNX) TV channel 12 in Phoenix, AZ (NBC) begins broadcasting

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1953

WCOV TV channel 20 in Montgomery, AL (IND/CBS) begins broadcasting

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