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April 23 is the 113th day of the year (114th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 252 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1901E. B. Ford, English biologist and geneticist (d. 1988)
  • 1902Halldór Laxness, Icelandic author and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)
  • 1903Guy Simonds, English-Canadian general (d. 1974)
  • 1904Clifford Bricker, Canadian long-distance runner (d. 1980)
  • 1904 – Louis Muhlstock, Polish-Canadian painter (d. 2001)
  • 1904 – Duncan Renaldo, American actor (d. 1985)
  • 1907Lee Miller, American model and photographer (d. 1977)
  • 1907 – Fritz Wotruba, Austrian sculptor, designed the Wotruba Church (d. 1975)
  • 1908Myron Waldman, American animator and director (d. 2006)
  • 1910Sheila Scott Macintyre, Scottish mathematician (d. 1960)[14]
  • 1910 – Simone Simon, French actress (d. 2005)[15]
  • 1911Ronald Neame, English-American director, cinematographer, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2010)
  • 1913Diosa Costello, Puerto Rican-American entertainer, producer and club owner (d. 2013)
  • 1915Arnold Alexander Hall, English engineer, academic, and businessman (d. 2000)
  • 1916Yiannis Moralis, Greek painter and educator (d. 2009)
  • 1916 – Sinah Estelle Kelley, American chemist (d. 1982)
  • 1917Dorian Leigh, American model (d. 2008)
  • 1917 – Tony Lupien, American baseball player and coach (d. 2004)
  • 1918Maurice Druon, French author and screenwriter (d. 2009)[16]
  • 1919Oleg Penkovsky, Russian colonel (d. 1963)
  • 1920Eric Grant Yarrow, 3rd Baronet, English businessman (d. 2018)
  • 1921Judy Agnew, Second Lady of the United States (d. 2012)[17]
  • 1921 – Cleto Bellucci, Italian archbishop (d. 2013)
  • 1921 – Janet Blair, American actress and singer (d. 2007)
  • 1921 – Warren Spahn, American baseball player and coach (d. 2003)
  • 1923Dolph Briscoe, American lieutenant and politician, 41st Governor of Texas (d. 2010)
  • 1923 – Avram Davidson, American soldier and author (d. 1993)
  • 1924Chuck Harmon, American baseball player and scout (d. 2019)
  • 1924 – Bobby Rosengarden, American drummer and bandleader (d. 2007)
  • 1926J.P. Donleavy, American-Irish novelist and playwright (d. 2017)
  • 1926 – Rifaat el-Mahgoub, Egyptian politician (d. 1990)
  • 1928Shirley Temple, American actress, singer, dancer, and diplomat (d. 2014)[18]
  • 1929George Steiner, French-American philosopher, author, and critic (d. 2020)[19]
  • 1932Halston, American fashion designer (d. 1990)
  • 1932 – Jim Fixx, American runner and author (d. 1984)
  • 1933Annie Easley, American computer scientist, mathematician, and engineer (d. 2011)
  • 1934George Canseco, Filipino composer and producer (d. 2004)
  • 1936Roy Orbison, American singer-songwriter (d. 1988)
  • 1937Victoria Glendinning, English author and critic
  • 1937 – David Mills, English cricketer (d. 2013)
  • 1937 – Barry Shepherd, Australian cricketer (d. 2001)
  • 1939Jorge Fons, Mexican director and screenwriter
  • 1939 – Bill Hagerty, English journalist
  • 1939 – Lee Majors, American actor
  • 1939 – Ray Peterson, American pop singer (d. 2005)
  • 1940Michael Copps, American academic and politician
  • 1940 – Dale Houston, American singer-songwriter (d. 2007)
  • 1940 – Michael Kadosh, Israeli footballer and manager (d. 2014)
  • 1941Jacqueline Boyer, French singer and actress
  • 1941 – Arie den Hartog, Dutch road bicycle racer (d. 2018)
  • 1941 – Paavo Lipponen, Finnish journalist and politician, 38th Prime Minister of Finland
  • 1941 – Michael Lynne, American film producer, co-founded New Line Cinema
  • 1941 – Ed Stewart, English radio and television host (d. 2016)
  • 1941 – Ray Tomlinson, American computer programmer and engineer (d. 2016)
  • 1942Sandra Dee, American model and actress (d. 2005)
  • 1943Gail Goodrich, American basketball player and coach
  • 1943 – Tony Esposito, Canadian-American ice hockey player, coach, and manager (d. 2021)
  • 1943 – Frans Koppelaar, Dutch painter
  • 1943 – Hervé Villechaize, French actor (d. 1993)
  • 1944Jean-François Stévenin, French actor and director (d. 2021)
  • 1946Blair Brown, American actress
  • 1946 – Carlton Sherwood, American soldier and journalist (d. 2014)
  • 1947Robert Burgess, English sociologist and academic
  • 1947 – Glenn Cornick, English bass player (d. 2014)
  • 1947 – Bernadette Devlin McAliskey, Irish civil rights leader and politician
  • 1948Pascal Quignard, French author and screenwriter
  • 1948 – Serge Thériault, Canadian actor
  • 1949Paul Collier, English economist and academic
  • 1949 – David Cross, English violinist
  • 1949 – John Miles, British rock singer, songwriter, and guitarist
  • 1950Rowley Leigh, English chef and journalist
  • 1950 – Barbara McIlvaine Smith, Sac and Fox Nation Native American politician
  • 1951Martin Bayerle, American treasure hunter
  • 1952Narada Michael Walden, American singer-songwriter, drummer, and producer
  • 1953James Russo, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1954Stephen Dalton, English air marshal
  • 1954 – Michael Moore, American director, producer, and activist
  • 1955Judy Davis, Australian actress
  • 1955 – Tony Miles, English chess player (d. 2001)
  • 1955 – Urmas Ott, Estonian journalist and author (d. 2008)
  • 1957Neville Brody, English graphic designer, typographer, and art director
  • 1957 – Jan Hooks, American actress and comedian (d. 2014)
  • 1958Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson, Icelandic composer and producer
  • 1958 – Ryan Walter, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1959Unity Dow, Botswanan judge, author, and rights activist[20]
  • 1960Valerie Bertinelli, American actress
  • 1960 – Steve Clark, English guitarist and songwriter (d. 1991)
  • 1960 – Barry Douglas, Irish pianist and conductor
  • 1960 – Léo Jaime, Brazilian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
  • 1960 – Claude Julien, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1961George Lopez, American comedian, actor, and talk show host
  • 1961 – Pierluigi Martini, Italian race car driver
  • 1962John Hannah, Scottish actor and producer
  • 1962 – Shaun Spiers, English businessman and politician
  • 1963Paul Belmondo, French race car driver
  • 1963 – Robby Naish, American windsurfer
  • 1964Gianandrea Noseda, Italian pianist and conductor
  • 1965Leni Robredo, Filipina human rights lawyer, 14th Vice President of the Philippines
  • 1966Jörg Deisinger, German bass player
  • 1966 – Matt Freeman, American bass player
  • 1966 – Lembit Oll, Estonian chess Grandmaster (d. 1999)
  • 1967Rhéal Cormier, Canadian baseball player (d. 2021)
  • 1967 – Melina Kanakaredes, American actress
  • 1968Bas Haring, Dutch philosopher, writer, television presenter and professor.
  • 1968 – Ken McRae, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1968 – Timothy McVeigh, American terrorist, Oklahoma City bombing co-perpetrator (d. 2001)
  • 1969Martín López-Zubero, American-Spanish swimmer and coach
  • 1969 – Yelena Shushunova, Russian gymnast
  • 1970Egemen Bağış, Turkish politician, 1st Minister of European Union Affairs
  • 1970 – Dennis Culp, American singer-songwriter and trombonist
  • 1970 – Andrew Gee, Australian rugby league player and manager
  • 1970 – Hans Välimäki, Finnish chef and author
  • 1970 – Tayfur Havutçu, Turkish international footballer and manager
  • 1971Uli Herzner, German-American fashion designer
  • 1972Pierre Labrie, Canadian poet and playwright
  • 1972 – Peter Dench, English photographer and journalist
  • 1972 – Amira Medunjanin, Bosnian singer
  • 1973Patrick Poulin, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1974Carlos Dengler, American bass player
  • 1974 – Michael Kerr, New Zealand-German rugby player
  • 1975Bobby Shaw, American football player
  • 1976Gabriel Damon, American actor[21]
  • 1976Aaron Dessner, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer
  • 1977John Cena, American professional wrestler and actor
  • 1977 – David Kidwell, New Zealand rugby league player and coach
  • 1977 – Willie Mitchell, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1977 – John Oliver, English comedian, actor, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1977 – Kal Penn, Indian-American actor
  • 1977 – Bram Schmitz, Dutch cyclist
  • 1977 – Lee Young-pyo, South Korean international footballer[22]
  • 1978Gezahegne Abera, Ethiopian runner
  • 1979Barry Hawkins, English snooker player
  • 1979 – Jaime King, American actress and model
  • 1979 – Joanna Krupa, Polish-American model and television personality
  • 1979 – Samppa Lajunen, Finnish skier
  • 1980Nicole den Dulk, Dutch Paralympic equestrian[23]
  • 1982Kyle Beckerman, American footballer[24]
  • 1982 – Tony Sunshine, American singer-songwriter
  • 1983Leon Andreasen, Danish international footballer[25]
  • 1983 – Daniela Hantuchová, Slovak tennis player
  • 1983 – Ian Henderson, English rugby league player
  • 1984Alexandra Kosteniuk, Russian chess player
  • 1984 – Jesse Lee Soffer, American actor
  • 1985Angel Locsin, Filipino actress, producer, and fashion designer
  • 1986Sven Kramer, Dutch speed skater
  • 1986 – Alysia Montaño, American runner
  • 1986 – Rafael Fernandes, Brazilian baseball player
  • 1987Michael Arroyo, Ecuadorian footballer
  • 1987 – John Boye, Ghanaian footballer
  • 1987 – Emily Fox, American basketball player
  • 1988Victor Anichebe, Nigerian footballer
  • 1988 – Alistair Brownlee, English triathlete
  • 1988 – Signe Ronka, Canadian figure skater
  • 1988 – Lenka Wienerová, Slovak tennis player
  • 1989Nicole Vaidišová, Czech tennis player
  • 1990Rui Fonte, Portuguese footballer[26]
  • 1990 – Dev Patel, English actor
  • 1991Nathan Baker, English footballer
  • 1991 – Caleb Johnson, American singer-songwriter
  • 1991 – Paul Vaughan, Australian-Italian rugby league player
  • 1994Patrick Olsen, Danish footballer
  • 1994 – Song Kang, South Korean actor
  • 1995Gigi Hadid, American fashion model and television personality
  • 1997Zach Apple, American swimmer[27]
  • 1999Son Chaeyoung, South Korean rapper and singer-songwriter[28]
  • 2018Prince Louis of Cambridge, member of the British royal family

Deaths

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Holidays and observances

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  • Hill, Alan (1998). Jim Laker: A Biography. London: Andre Deutsch Ltd. ISBN 978-02-33050-43-0.

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