What Happened on April 23, 1897

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold French, director (Encore)/actor
  • John Wengraf, actor (12 to Moon, Pride & Passion), born in Vienna, Austria

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Lester B. Pearson, 14th Canadian Prime Minister (1963-68) (Nobel 1957), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1972)

Prime Minister of Canada Lester B. Pearson
Prime Minister of Canada
Lester B. Pearson
  • Lucius du Bignon Clay, US, general (WW II)/gov (West Germany)

Famous Deaths

  • Clement Harris, English composer, killed fighting in the Greco-Turkish war at 25