Historical Events on April 23rd, 2013

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 21 people are killed during violent unrest in Xinjiang, China
  • 28 people are killed and 70 are injured during clashes between police and Sunni Muslims in Hawija, Iraq

Event of interestEvent of Interest

A 1% flash crash hits the US stock market after a news agency was hacked and claimed injury to President Obama

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • The French National Assembly passes an amended bill legalizing same-sex marriage
  • West Indian cricketer, Chris Gayle, smashes the fastest century in history (30 balls)