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The 23rd o Aprile is the 113t day o the year (114t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 252 days ti come.
Events[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1014 - Battle o Clontarf: Brian Boru defeats Vikin warriors in Ireland but is kilt in battle.
- 1016 - Edmund Airnside acomes the Saxon Keeng o Ingland.
- 1348 - The Order o the Gairten is foondit bi Edward III o Ingland on Saunt George's Day.
- 1685 - James VII, Keeng o Scots is crouned.
- 1927 - Cardiff City F.C. acomes the only Welsh-based team tae win the Inglis FA Cup.
- 1941 - Warld War II: The Greek govrenment an George II o Greece evacuate Athens afore an invasion bi the Wehrmacht.
- 1972 - Maist voters in Fraunce (68.3%) support the proposed northward expansion o the European Economic Commonty (EEC) in a referendum.
- 1984 - The discovery o HIV is propaled.
- 1990 - Namibie jyns the Unitit Naitions.
- 1990 - Maist voters in the then-East German ceety o Karl-Marx-Stadt support chyngin its name back tae Chemnitz.
- 1993 - Maist Eritreans approve unthirldom in a referendum.
- 2003 - Beijing closes aw o its schuils in response tae the SARS virus.
- 2005 - The first YouTube video is uploaded.
- 2013 - Fraunce legalises Same-sex marriage.
- 2017 - French presidential election, 2017: Emmanuel Macron an Marine Le Pen (o the Naitional Front) advance tae the seicont roond as the candidates o the main pairties lose oot.
- 2018 - Armenie Prime meenister Serzh Sargsyan resigns efter 6 days in affice, efter poleetical protests; he hae previously been Preses for 10 years.
- 2018 - Toronto van attack: A van is driven at pedestrians in Toronto, Canadae, killin 10 fowk. The suspect is arrestit bi polis.
Births[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1141 - Malcolm IV o Scotland (d. 1165)
- 1740 - John Ker, 3rd Duke o Roxburghe, Scots nobleman (d. 1804)
- 1775 - J. M. W. Turner, Inglis penter (d. 1851)
- 1791 - James Buchanan, 15t Preses o the Unitit States (d. 1868)
- 1807 - Archibald Ramsay Douglas, Scots penter (d. 1886)
- 1857 - Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian opera componer (d. 1919)
- 1858 - Max Planck, German pheesicist (d. 1947)
- 1891 - Sergei Prokofiev, Roushie componer (d. 1953)
- 1897 - Lester B. Pearson, Prime meenister o Canadae (d. 1972)
- 1902 - Halldor Laxness, Icelandic writer (d. 1998)
- 1903 - Ian Collins, Scots tennis player (d. 1975)
- 1928 - Shirley Temple, American actress an diplomat (d. 2014)
- 1930 - Chuck Hay, Scots curler (d. 2017)
- 1932 - Joan Lingard, Scots novelist
- 1936 - Roy Orbison, American sangster (d. 1988)
- 1954 - Michael Moore, American filmmaker
- 1962 - John Hannah, Scots actor
- 1977 - John Cena, American professional wrestler
- 1982 - Andy Webster, Scots fitbawer
- 1983 - Daniela Hantuchova, Slovakie tennis player
- 1984 - Ross Ford, Scots rugby union player
- 1985 - Taio Cruz, Inglis sangster
- 1988 - Alistair Brownlee, Inglis triathlete
- 1990 - Dev Patel, Inglis actor
- 1993 - Ziggy Gordon, Scots fitbawer
- 2018 - Prince Louis o Cambridge
Daiths[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 303 - Saunt George, patron saunt o several kintras/regions, incluidin Ingland, Aragon an Catalonie (b. c.275/280)
- 1014 - Brian Boru, Heich Keeng o Ireland
- 1016 - Ethelred the Unready, Saxon keeng o Ingland (b. 968)
- 1124 - Alexander I o Scotland (b. 1078)
- 1616 - William Shakespeare, Inglis playwricht (b. 1564)
- 1850 - William Wordsworth, Inglis poet (b. 1770)
- 1866 - Charles Grant, 1st Baron Glenelg, Scots politeecian (b. 1778)
- 1951 - Charles G. Dawes, Vice Preses o the Unitit States (b. 1865)
- 1956 - Cecile Walton, Scots penter, illustrator an sculptor (b. 1891)
- 1975 - William Hartnell, Inglis actor (b. 1908)
- 1990 - Paulette Goddard, American actress (b. 1910)
- 1992 - Satyajit Ray, Indie filmmaker (b. 1921)
- 1993 - Cesar Chavez, American activist (b. 1927)
- 2007 - Boris Yeltsin, Preses o Roushie (b. 1931)
Halidays[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Saunt George's Day - Patron Saunt o Ingland, Aragon an Catalonie
- Unitit Naitions Inglis leid Day
- Warld Beuk Day
- Naitional Sovereignty an Childers' Day (Turkey)
- Naitional Beer Day (Germany)
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