History Of 23 April

April 23 in the history of the country and the world is recorded due to many important events

1900 – The word “hillbilly” was first used in print in an article in “New York Journal.” It was spelled “Hill-Billie”.

1908 – U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt signed an act making the U.S. Army Reserve

1915 – The A.C.A. became the National Advisory Council on Aeronautics (NACA).

1920 – The Turkish Grand National Assembly held its first meeting in Ankara.

1921 – Charles Paddock set a record time in the 300-meter track event when he posted a time of 33.2 seconds.

1924 – The U.S. Senate passed the Soldiers Bonus Bill

1945 – The Soviet Army fought its way in Berlin.

1948 – Johnny Longden becomes the first race jockey to ride 3,000 career winners

1950 – Chaing evacuated Hainan, leaving mainland China to Mao and the communists.

1951 – The Associated Press started the new service of teletype setting.

1954 – Hank Aaron’s Milwaukee Braves hit his first major-league home run on this day.

1964 – Ken Johnson (Houston Astros) threw the first no-hitter for a loss. The game was lost 1-0 to the Cincinnati Reds due to two errors

1967 – The Soyuz 1 was launched by Russia.

1968 – The Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church merged to form the United Methodist Church.

1971 – The Soyuz 10 was launched.

1981 – The Soviet Union conducted an underground nuclear test at their Semipalatinsk (Kazakhstan) test site.


The U.S. Bureau of Labor

1982 – The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that consumer prices declined last month (March). It was the first decline in almost 17 years.

1984 – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that Dr. Robert Gallo and his colleagues had found the cause of AIDS. It was a retrovirus the labeled HTLV-III.

1985 – The Coca-Cola Company announced that it was changing its 99-year-old secret formula. New Coke was not successful, which resulted in the resumption of selling the original version.

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Coke 1985

1985 – The U.S. House rejected $ 14 million in aid to Nicaragua

1988 – A U.S. federal law took effect that banned smoking on flights that were under two hours.

1988 – In Martinez, CA, a drain valve was left open on the Shell Marsh. More than 10,000 barrels of oil poured in the marsh adjoining Peyton Slough

1988 – Kanellos Kanelopoulos set three world records for a human-powered flight when he stayed in the air for 74 miles and four hours in his pedal-powered “Daedalus”.

1989 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played his last regular season game in the NBA.

1996 – An auction of the late Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ possessions began at Sotheby’s in New York City. The sale brought in # 34.5 million

1997 – An infertility doctor in California announced that a 63-year-old woman had given birth in late 1996. The child was a donor egg. The woman is the oldest known woman

1999 – In Washington, DC, the heads of state and government of the 19 NATO nations celebrated the organization’s 50th anniversary.

2003 – U.S. President George W. Bush signed legislation that authorized the design change of 5-cent coin (nickel) for release in 2004. It was the first change to the coin in 65 years. The change, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase, was planned to run only for two years.

2004 – U.S. President George W. Bush eased sanctions against Libya in return for Moammar Gadhafi’s Agreement

2005 – The first video was uploaded to YouTube.com.

2009 – The iTunes Music Store reached 1 billion applications downloaded.

1900 – The word “hillbilly” was first used in print in an article in “New York Journal.” It was spelled “Hill-Billie”.

1908 – U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt signed an act making the U.S. Army Reserve

1915 – The A.C.A. became the National Advisory Council on Aeronautics (NACA).

1920 – The Turkish Grand National Assembly held its first meeting in Ankara.

1921 – Charles Paddock set a record time in the 300-meter track event when he posted a time of 33.2 seconds.

1924 – The U.S. Senate passed the Soldiers Bonus Bill

1945 – The Soviet Army fought its way in Berlin.

1948 – Johnny Longden becomes the first race jockey to ride 3,000 career winners

1950 – Chaing evacuated Hainan, leaving mainland China to Mao and the communists.

1951 – The Associated Press started the new service of teletype setting.

1954 – Hank Aaron’s Milwaukee Braves hit his first major-league home run on this day.

1964 – Ken Johnson (Houston Astros) threw the first no-hitter for a loss. The game was lost 1-0 to the Cincinnati Reds due to two errors

1967 – The Soyuz 1 was launched by Russia.

1968 – The Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church merged to form the United Methodist Church.

1971 – The Soyuz 10 was launched.

1981 – The Soviet Union conducted an underground nuclear test at their Semipaltinsk (Kazakhstan) test site.

1982 – The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that consumer prices declined last month (March). It was the first decline in almost 17 years.

1984 – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that Dr. Robert Gallo and his colleagues had found the cause of AIDS. It was a retrovirus the labled HTLV-III.

1985 – The Coca-Cola Company announced that it was changing its 99-year-old secret formula. New Coke was not successful, which resulted in the resumption of selling the original version.

1985 – The U.S. House rejected $ 14 million in aid to Nicaragua

1988 – A U.S. federal law took effect that banned smoking on flights that were under two hours.

1988 – In Martinez, CA, a drain valve was left open on the Shell Marsh. More than 10,000 barrels of oil poured in the marsh adjoining Peyton Slough

1988 – Kanellos Kanelopoulos set three world records for human-powered flight when he stayed in the air for 74 miles and four hours in his pedal-powered “Daedalus”.

1989 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played his last regular season game in the NBA.

1996 – An auction of the late Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ possessions began at Sotheby’s in New York City. The sale brought in # 34.5 million

1997 – An infertility doctor in California announced that a 63-year-old woman had given birth in late 1996. The child was a donor egg. The woman is the oldest known woman

1999 – In Washington, DC, the heads of state and government of the 19 NATO nations celebrated the organization’s 50th anniversary.

2003 – U.S. President George W. Bush signed legislation that authorized the design change of 5-cent coin (nickel) for release in 2004. It was the first change to the coin in 65 years. The change, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase, was planned to run only for two years.

2004 – U.S. President George W. Bush eased sanctions against Libya in return for Moammar Gadhafi’s Agreement

2005 – The first video was uploaded to YouTube.com.

2009 – The iTunes Music Store reached 1 billion applications downloaded.

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