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Calendar for April 23rd, 2013

Every Year

  • World Book and Copyright Day

  • Every Year

    • St. George's Day (N.L., Can.)

    • 1530s

    • 1533: Church of England annulled the marriage between Catherine of Aragon and King Henry VIII

    • 1560s

    • Born 1564: William Shakespeare (playwright)

    • 1610s

    • Died 1616: William Shakespeare (playwright)

    • 1790s

    • Born 1791: James Buchanan (15th U.S. president)

    • 1850s

    • Died 1850: William Wordsworth (poet)

    • 1890s

    • Born 1897: Lester Pearson (Canadian prime minister)

    • 1920s

    • Born 1928: Shirley Temple Black (actress)

    • 1930s

    • Born 1936: Roy Orbison (musician)

    • Born 1939: Lee Majors (actor)

    • 1940s

    • Born 1943: Tony Esposito (hockey player)

    • 1950s

    • 1954: Hank Aaron hit his first major league home run

    • Born 1955: Judy Davis (actress)

    • 1960s

    • Born 1960: Valerie Bertinelli (actress)

    • Born 1961: George Lopez (comedian & actor)

    • 1962: Ranger 4 spacecraft launched

    • 1966: Natalie Wood made Harvard history when she became the first performer voted the year's worst by the Harvard Lampoon to show up and accept her citation

    • Born 1967: Melina Kanakaredes (actress)

    • 1980s

    • Died 1986: Harold Arlen (composer)

    • 1990s

    • Died 1995: Howard Cosell (sports journalist)

    • 2000s

    • Died 2005: Paul K. Keene (pioneer of organic farming in U.S.)

    • Died 2007: David Halberstam (Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter)

    • Died 2007: Boris Yeltsin (president of Russia)


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