Friday 23 April 1915
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Anthony Quinn and Georges Lerminier.
The Eagle's Nest, directed by Edwin Arden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
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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
- Anthony Quinn: Mexican-American actor, a two-time Oscar winner best known for his 1964 portrayal of "Zorba the Greek.
- Georges Lerminier: Orléans Journalist.
- Fernand Sablon: Epernay physician.
- Arnold Hall: English engineer academic and businessman (d. 2000).
- ACA becomes National Advisory Council on Aeronautics (NACA).
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Little House Upon the Hill - James F. Harrison & James Reed
- My Molancholy Baby - Walter Van Brunt
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