On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1853

Famous Birthdays

  • Winthrop M. Crane, American politician, 40th Governor of Massachusetts, born in Dalton, Massachusetts (d. 1920)

Famous Deaths

  • Auguste Laurent, French chemist who laid the foundations of organic chemistry, dies of tuberculosis at 45
1853 Highlights

About April 23, 1853

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 168 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus