World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 This day in History - April 23
434 Historic Events for April 23
1923

James Kirkup, travel writer/poet/novelist (African in Greenland)

Birth
1924

James Colin Ross Welch, journalist

Birth
1924

British Empire Exhibition opens at Wembley

Event
1924

Colin Welch, columnist/critic

Birth
1924

Arthur Frackenpohl, Irving NJ, composer (Natural Superiority of Music)

Birth
1924

Malcolm Anson, CEO (Wessex Water Authority)

Birth
1925

Pastor LH Perquin forms Union of Catholic Dutch Radio (KRO) forms

Event
1925

Andr‚ Caplet, French composer (Le miroir de J‚sus), dies at 45

Death
1925

1st London performance of operetta "Fasquita" staged

Event
1926

James P Donleavy, Brooklyn, novelist (Ginger Man, Onion Eaters)

Birth
1926

Richard Laws, Master (St Edmunds College Cambridge)

Birth
1926

Joseph Pennell, artist/author, dies

Death
1927

Russell Smith, composer

Birth
1928

Bill Cotton, CEO (Noel Gay TV)

Birth
1928

Okke Jager, Dutch theologist/writer/poet

Birth
1928

Shirley Temple Black, Ca, actress (Heidi)/ambassador (UN)

Birth
1929

Rudolf W Nilsen, Norwegian poet (Hverdagen), dies at 28

Death
1929

George Steiner, professor (English)

Birth
1930

Michael Bowen, RC Archbishop (Southwark)

Birth
1930

Alan Oppenheimer, NYC, actor (6 Million Dollar Man, Eischied)

Birth
1932

Halston, [R Halston Frowick], fashion designer (1972 Hall of Fame)

Birth
1932

Jim Fixx, jogger/writer (Jim Fixx on Running)

Birth
1932

Shakespeare Memorial Theatre opens at Stratford-on-Avon

Event
1933

Roger Wittevrongel, Flemish painter

Birth
1933

Dovo soccer team forms in Veenendaal

Event