On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Carl Hubbell's 1st start of season is his 17th straight win

Famous Birthdays

  • Elias [Etienne Michiels], Flemish painter, born in Ostend, Belgium
  • John D'Arcy, New Zealand cricketer (NZ Test batsman on 1958 England tour), born in Christchurch New Zealand
  • Joseph Willaert, Flemish painter, born in Diksmuide, Belgium (d. 2014)
  • Roy Orbison, American rock musician (Pretty Woman), born in Vernon, Texas (d. 1988)

Famous Deaths

  • Teresa de la Parra, Venezuelan writer (Memorias de Mamá Blanca), dies at 46