On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Dance hall fires kills 198 in Natchez, Mississippi
  • NY Yankees dedicate a plaque to Jacob Rupert

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Copps, Commissioner of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Richard Monaco, American sci-fi author (Grail War, Final Quest), born in NYC, New York