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 This day in History - April 23
434 Historic Events for April 23
1954

Hammerin' Hank Aaron hits 1st of his 755 homers

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1955

Tony Miles, chess player

Birth
1955

Su Ingle, British TV hostess

Birth
1955

Mike Smith, British DJ

Birth
1955

Judy Davis, Perth Australia, actress (Husbands and Wives)

Birth
1955

Captain Sensible, rocker

Birth
1955

Robert H Woltjer, classical/AR-First-Member of parliament, dies at 76

Death
1955

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Carrollton Golf Open

Event
1955

"Kismet" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 583 performances

Event
1956

Peter Teravainen, Plymouth MA USA, Australasia golfer

Birth
1956

US Supreme court ends race segregation on buses

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1957

Kathleen Lynch, Motueka NZ, cyclist (Olympics-96)

Birth
1957

Jan Hooks, Decatur Georgia, comedienne actress (SNL, Designing Women)

Birth
1957

William Orlamond, actor (Flesh and Devil, Words and Music), dies at 89

Death
1958

Gil Hodges hits his 300th HR and Pee Wee Reese plays in 2,000th game

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1958

Max Planck, physicist (Quanta Physics)

Birth
1959

"Destry Rides Again" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 472 perfs

Event
1959

Terri Luckhurst, LPGA golfer

Birth
1959

1st heliport in Britain opens in London

Event
1960

Toyohiko Kagawa, Japanese Christian-social reformer/writer, dies at 71

Death
1960

Steve Clark, Hillsborough England, rock guitarist (Def Leppard)

Birth
1960

Joseph Martin Mudd, Louisville KY, PGA golfer (1988 Federal Express)

Birth
1960

Valerie Bertinelli, Del, (1 Day at a Time, Sydney); Ms Eddie Van Halen

Birth
1960

1st performance of Ferde Grof‚'s "San Francisco Suite"

Event
1960

Cornelis Jan Bakkerr, Dutch/US nuclear physicist, dies

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