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 This day in History - April 23
434 Historic Events for April 23
1967

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Raleigh Ladies Golf Invitational

Event
1968

Susan Emily Savastano, E Providence RI, Miss RI-America (1991)

Birth
1968

"I'm Solomon" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 7 performances

Event
1968

United Methodist Church forms

Event
1968

1st decimal coins issued in Britain (5 and 10 pence)

Event
1969

Nadeem Shahid, cricketer

Birth
1969

Krzystzof Komeda, composer, dies at 37

Death
1969

Sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death for killing Bobby Kennedy

Event
1969

ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Jim Chestney

Event
1969

LA Laker Jerry West scores 53 points

Event
1969

Over 1000ý mi flooded in Shantung Province China

Event
1970

Frank Temming, WLAF running back (Amsterdam Admirals)

Birth
1970

Cristiano Caratti, Italy, tennis star (1987 Orange Bowl boys doubles)

Birth
1970

Herb Shriner, humorist/TV host (Herb Shriner Show), dies at 51

Death
1971

Columbia University operations virtually end, by student strike

Event
1971

Soyuz 10 launched; cosmonauts become 1st in Salyut 1 space station

Event
1971

William Tubman, president of Liberia (1944-71), dies at 76

Death
1971

Chuck Adams, Pacific Palisades Calif, tennis star (1989 USTA Boys)

Birth
1972

26th Tony Awards: Sticks and Bones and 2 Gentlemen of Verona win

Event
1972

Apollo 16 astronauts explores Moon surface

Event
1972

Rachel Hetherington, Port Macquarie NSW, golfer (1993 NSW Champ)

Birth
1972

Betty Burfeind wins LPGA Birmingham Centennital Golf Classic

Event
1973

Derek Armstrong, Ottawa, NHL center (NY Islanders)

Birth
1973

Patrick Poulin, Vanier, NHL left wing (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Birth
1973

Otto Eissfeldt, German old testament scholar, dies at 85

Death