On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • AIDS-virus identified as HTLV-III (acquired immune deficiency syndrome)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandra Kosteniuk, Russian chess grandmaster (Women's World Chess Champion 2008-10), born in Perm, Russia

Famous Deaths

  • August "Guus" Oster, actor and director (Carrie), dies at 68
  • Red [William] Garland, American jazz pianist (Miles Davis Quintet), dies of a heart attack at 60