On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Greece Army surrenders to German Nazis RAF brings Greek king George II to Egypt

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed Stewart, British DJ and broadcaster (Crackerjack), born in Exmouth, Devon (d. 2016)
  • Hal Daub, American lawyer and politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Nebraska, born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina
  • Jacqueline Boyer, French singer (Tom Pillibi), born in Paris
  • Michael Lynne, American film producer (The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Paavo Lipponen, Prime Minister of Finland (1995-2003), born in Turtola, Finland
  • Ray Tomlinson, American computer programmer (invented email and the @ sign), born in Amsterdam , New York (d. 2016)