Monday 23 April 2018


Sunrise 06:37
Sunset in 20:20

Sunrise 06:36
Sunset in 20:21

Difference :
2 minutes more

Full moon :
30/04 02:59

New moon :
15/05 13:48

23 jours depuis la dernière lune

It happened one 23 April

1860 : Treaty of Turin

22 and 23 April 1860, the Treaty of Turin related Savoy and the County of Nice to France is acclaimed by people through a referendum.

1940 : Fire in a nightclub

On 23 April 1940, a fire broke out in a nightclub in Natchez, Mississippi. 200 people were killed.

1967 : Soyuz I crashed on earth

April 23, 1967, the Soyuz I spacecraft crashed on the ground when it returned. Its parachute did not open and cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov were killed.

1984 : Press Conference of Robert Gallo on AIDS

On 23 April 1984, the American professor Robert Gallo announced the discovery of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) virus, which destroys the human immune system, claiming the discovery of the team of Professor Luc Montagnier of the Pasteur Institute. Professor Montagnier had asked a U.S. team to help him growing the virus. The dispute between Gallo and Montagnier ended in 1987 by an agreement. However, in 2008, the Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to Professors Montagnier and Francoise Barre-Sinoussi, from the Institut Pasteu,r for their discovery.

1985 : Launching new Coke

On 23 April 1985, the Coca-Cola launched a new cola called New Coke. It was a failure, and a few months later, the company returned to the marketing of the original coke only.

Latest news : 23 April

World Book and Copyright Day
On 23 April, under the auspices of UNESCO, actions are held in the world to promote everything about books, from reading to publishing.
Children's Day in Turkey
On April 23 we celebrate the children in Turkey. On this day, many events are organized.

Quote of the day : 23 April

Luc Montagnier
I am very puzzled by the fact that young people are getting infected again. They don't take precautions despite an enormous amount of information. It's like riding a race car at 200 kilometers an hour. Some people like the risk.

Birthdays : 23 April

William Shakespeare, English poet and playwright (1564)
James Buchanan, 15th President of the United States (1791)
Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (1857)
Max Planck, German physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (1858)
Frank Borzage, American director (1894)
Ngaio Marsh, New Zealand crime writer (1895)
Lester B. Pearson, Canadian politician, Nobel Peace Prize (1897)
Simone Simon, French actress (1910)
Maurice Druon, French novelist (1918)
Shirley Temple, American actress and diplomat (1928)
Lee Majors, American actor (1939)
Paavo Lipponen, Finnish politician (1941)
Jean-François Stévenin, French actor (1944)
Michel Leeb, French comedian (1947)
Michael Moore, American director (1954)
Kenji Kawai, Japanese composer (1957)
John Hannah, Scottish actor (1962)
Melina Kanakaredes, American actress (1967)
Lauri Ylönen, Finnish musician (The Rasmus) (1979)
Chris Sharma, American rock climber (1981)
Dev Patel, English actor (1990)

They left us one 23 April

William Shakespeare, English poet and playwright (1616)
Jules Amédée Barbey d'Aurevilly, French novelist (1889)
Jules Berry, French actor and director (1951)
Buster Crabbe, American actor and swimmer (1983)
Otto Preminger, American director (1986)
Paulette Goddard, American actress (1990)
Satyajit Ray, Indian director (1992)
John Mills, English actor (2005)
Boris Eltsine, Russian politician (2007)
Vue mer : crédit photo Aseed