What Happened on April 23, 1920

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

TurkeyEnd of the Ottoman Empire

The national council in Turkey denounces the government of Sultan Mehmed VI and announces a temporary constitution.
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  • Turkish Grand National Assembly 1st meets in Ankara

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Yarrow, British businessman, CEO (Clydesdale Bank), born in Frensham, Surrey
  • Louis Barron, American composer (electronic music), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1989)