Sunday, April 23, 2017

This is 113th day of the year and 252 days remain in the year.

in history
1616
Playwright William Shakespeare died in Stratford-on-Avon, England.
1954
Hank Aaron hit the first of his 755 home runs.
1969
Sirhan Sirhan was sentenced to death (later reduced to a life sentence) for the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy.
1985
Coca-Cola announced that it was changing its formula and introduced New Coke.
1998
James Earl Ray, convicted of assassinating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., died.
2004
The U.S. resumed diplomatic relations with Libya.
April 23 Birthdays
William Shakespeare 1564–1616, English dramatist and poet, born in Stratford-on-Avon.
James Buchanan President
Shirley Temple Black actress, politician
J.M.W. Turner painter
Sergei Prokofiev composer
Ngaio Marsh detective story writer
Max Planck physicist



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