April 23

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on April 23. From 1900 until now. April 23 is under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include Gigi Hadid (1995), John Cena (1977) and Silvana Mangano (1930). Several movies were released around April 23 over the years, such as Ein Robinson in 1940 directed by Arnold Fanck and Frequency in 2000 directed by Gregory Hoblit.
But much more happened on April 23 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around April 23 over the years?
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Ein Robinson

Ein Robinson

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Arnold Fanck

Starring: Herbert A.E. Böhme, Marieluise Claudius, Claus Clausen, Oscar Marion



Release year: 2000

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Jim Caviezel, Shawn Doyle, Elizabeth Mitchell



Release year: 1995

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Starring: Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister

Country: United States of America

Iron Man 2

Iron Man 2

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle

Country: United States of America

Private Property

Private Property

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Leslie Stevens

Starring: Kate Manx, Corey Allen, Warren Oates, Jerome Cowan


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 23?


  • 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).
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  • 2019 2019 Sri Lanka Easter bombings: ISIL claims responsibility for the bombings in Sri Lanka that took place on Easter Sunday. (New York Times)Sri Lankan investigators believe that the bombings were revenge for attacks on New Zealand mosques in March. (Reuters)
  • 2018 2018 Gaza border protests: Two more Palestinian protestors, aged 18 and 20, die from wounds sustained in clashes at the Israeli–Gazan border. Both were shot by Israeli troops. (US News)
  • 2017 War in Donbass: A U.S. member of the OSCE monitoring mission is killed and two others injured after their vehicle drives over a land mine near Luhansk. (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty)
  • 2016 War in North-West Pakistan: The Pakistani Taliban claims the killing of a Sikh lawmaker, Soran Singh. (The New York Times)
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Which were the most popular books released around April 23 over the years?
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Moonlight Becomes You by Mary Higgins Clark

Moonlight Becomes You

Year: 1996


From Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark, a thriller “that grabs you with the first paragraph and never lets go” (USA TODAY) about a woman desperate to uncover the truth behind her beloved stepmother’s death.At

The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian

The Double Bind

Year: 2007


When Laurel Estabrook is attacked while riding her bicycle through Vermont’s back roads, her life is forever changed. Formerly outgoing, Laurel withdraws into her photography, spending all her free time at

The Lost Quilter by Jennifer Chiaverini

The Lost Quilter

Year: 2009


Master Quilter Sylvia Bergstrom Compson treasures an antique quilt called by three names -- Birds in the Air, after its pattern; the Runaway Quilt, after the woman who sewed it; and

On Wings Of Eagles by Ken Follett

On Wings Of Eagles

Year: 1984


The #1 International Bestseller now in trade paperback—with 16 pages of photos.Number-one bestselling author Ken Follett tells the inspiring, true story of the Middle East hostage crisis that began in 1979,

H Is For Hawk by Helen Macdonald

H Is For Hawk

Year: 2015


* NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER* Winner of the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize* Named the Costa Book of the Year* #1 bestseller in the UKWhen Helen Macdonald's father died suddenly on a

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