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 This day in History - April 23
434 Historic Events for April 23
1974

Joey Kent, wide receiver (Tennessee Oilers)

Birth
1974

Sam Madison, cornerback (Miami Dolphins)

Birth
1974

USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR

Event
1975

Pete Ham, rocker (Badfinger), commits suicide by hanging himself at 27

Death
1975

William Hartnell, actor (Dr Who), dies at 67

Death
1975

Bret Anderson, CFL slot back (BC Lions)

Birth
1975

R D Brinkmann, writer, dies

Death
1975

Harold Pinter's "No Man's Land," premieres in London

Event
1976

Ronald Radd, actor (King Lear, Up Jumped a Swagman), dies at 47

Death
1976

Tamas Buday Jr, Budapest Hungary, Canadian canoeist (Olympics-96)

Birth
1976

James Flavin, actor (Man With a Camera), dies at 69

Death
1976

Shimen Ruskin, actor (Meyer-Corner Bar), dies at 68

Death
1977

Milt workers kill 300-500 students in Addis Ababa

Event
1977

ADO The Hague soccer team forms

Event
1977

Czech chess master Vlastimil Hort plays 201 games simultaneously and only loses 10

Event
1977

Dr Allen Bussey completes 20,302 yo-yo loops

Event
1978

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1978

Reds Joe Morgan ends record streak of 91 cons errorless games at 2nd

Event
1978

Amy Alcott wins LPGA American Defender Golf Classic

Event
1980

Jane Froman, US singer (JF's USA Canteen), dies at 72

Death
1980

Soviet sub catches fire off Japan, 9 die

Event
1981

Gabriella MAO Windsor, daughter of English prince Michael

Birth
1983

Selena Royale, actress (Robot Monster), dies at 78

Death
1983

David Hookes scores his only Test Cricket century, 143* v Sri Lanka

Event
1983

Buster Crabbe, 400m US swimmer (Olympics-gold-1932), dies at 73

Death