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 This day in History - April 23
434 Historic Events for April 23
1990

Paulette Goddard, actress (Hazard), dies in Switzerland at 78

Death
1990

Palmer Deane, actor (Still of the Night), dies

Death
1991

USSR grants republics right to secede under certain conditions

Event
1991

Bjorn Borg loses 6-2, 6-3 to Jordi Arrese after 8 year lay off

Event
1991

Peter Bailey, Graphic designer/calligrapher, dies

Death
1991

Gordon Greenidge scores 223 v Aus, his last Test Cricket knock at home

Event
1992

Victoria Kellem Lederman, model, dies of amyloidosis at 52

Death
1992

Satyajit Ray, Indian director (Distant Thunder/Agantuk), dies at 70

Death
1992

Deron Johnson, 1965 NL run leader, dies of cancer at 53

Death
1992

McDonald's opens its 1st fast-food restaurant in China

Event
1992

"Shirnada" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 4 performances

Event
1992

Marion Berry (former mayor of Wash DC) let out of prison

Event
1993

Lalith Athulathmudali, Sri Lankan minister, murdered at 59

Death
1993

Bertus Aafjes, poet/writer (World is a Muze), dies at 78

Death
1993

Eritrea votes to secede from Ethiopia

Event
1993

M”tley Crue's Mike Mars files for divorce from Emi-Canyn

Event
1993

Peter Townshend's musical "Tommy," premieres in NYC

Event
1994

Army shoots to death 23-40 fishermen in Gonaives Haiti

Event
1994

General Tire World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Norm Duke

Event
1994

Libertarian party nominates Howard Stern for Governor of NY

Event
1994

Cecile Dreesmann, son of Anton Dreesmann, dies at 74

Death
1994

Cassidy Clinton Cremer, author (John Cremer), murdered at 30

Death
1995

Robert Selby Taylor, bishop, dies at 86

Death
1995

Lonesome Sundown, blues singer/guitarist, dies at 66

Death
1995

Pres Clinton declares a national day of mourning for Okla City

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