Saturday 23 April 2011
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to E.T. by Katy Perry.
Fast Five, directed by Justin Lin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011
while Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Gerard (d.1138)
- UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
- Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
- Independence Day for the Conch Republic
- National Beer Day in Germany
- Feast Day of Saint George: Patron saint and National Day of England
- Patron saint of the Spanish region of Arag=n
- Celebrated as St. Jordi's Day in Catalonia, presents of books and roses. See above.
- Catalonia - Lover's Day. Men receive a book as a gift from their romantic interest, while women receive roses. The book is in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
- Saint Adalbert of Prague
- Jurgi festival, in ancient Latvia
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 23 April
- Cambodia and Thailand clash on their border. (Al Jazeera)
- Arab Spring
- 2011 Syrian protests:
- At least twelve people are killed by security forces during funerals. (Reuters)
- The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemns the killing by the government of at least 300 people since mid-March. (RIA Novosti)
- 2011 Libyan civil war: The United States Air Force confirms an air strike by a predator drone in Misrata. (CBC)
- 2011 Yemeni protests
- President Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen agrees to step down under a 30-day transition plan to end increasingly violent unrest over his rule. (Al Jazeera)
- The guest list for the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton is announced. (BBC)
- Police in China raid a Tibetan monastery in Sichuan, killing two people according to a rights group. (Radio Television Hong Kong)
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