What Happened on April 23, 1918

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Zeebrugge ends
  • Dover Patrol overthrows Germany U-boat in East Sea
  • National Urban League forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Craxton, British TV producer, born in London (d. 1966)
  • Gordon Hirabayshi, American civil rights activist and WWII internment opponent (Hirabayshi v. United States), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2012)
  • Maurice Druon, French writer and journalist (Prix Goncourt), born in Paris (d. 2009)

Famous Deaths

  • Percy Thomson Dean, lt-commander, killed at Zeebrugge, dies