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 This day in History - April 23
434 Historic Events for April 23
1882

Max [G M J] Winders Maximilien, Belgium, architect (WW II)

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1883

John Heemskerk Azn forms Dutch govt

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1885

William Henry Holmes, composer, dies at 73

Death
1889

Charles Warrell, big Chief I-Spy writer/teacher

Birth
1890

Marcel L'Herbier, French director/screenwriter (El Dorado)

Birth
1890

Donald Nichols Tweedy, composer

Birth
1891

Sergey Sergeyevich Prokofiev, Ukraine, composer (Peter and the Wolf)

Birth
1891

Jews are expelled from Moscow Russia

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1892

R Huelsenbeck, writer

Birth
1892

Minus van Looi, [Benjamin van der Voort], Flemish writer

Birth
1893

Frank Borzage, Salt Lake City, director (7th Heaven, Strange Cargo)

Birth
1894

George Renevant, Paris, actor (Moulin Rouge, Scotland Yard, Comrade X)

Birth
1894

Basil Sydney, England, actor (Hamlet, Jassy, Simba, Farmer's Wife)

Birth
1895

Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig, physiologist, dies

Death
1896

Premier of motion pictures (Koster and Bial's Music Hall, NYC)

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1896

Margaret Kennedy, novelist

Birth
1896

Vitascope system of movie projection 1st demonstrated (NYC)

Event
1897

Clement Harris, composer, dies at 25

Death
1897

Lucius du Bignon Clay, US, general (WW II)/gov (West Germany)

Birth
1897

Lester Bowles Pearson, (L) 14th Canadian PM (1963-68) (Nobel 1957)

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1897

Harold French, director (Encore)/actor

Birth
1897

John Wengraf, Vienna Austria, actor (12 to Moon, Pride and Passion)

Birth
1898

Edwin E Dwinger, German writer (General Vlassov)

Birth
1899

Edith Ngaio Marsh, NZ, Kiwi mystery writer (Black Beech and Honeydew)

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1899

Vladimir Nabokov, St Petersburg Russia, novelist (Lolita, Ada)

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