On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 38,000 London Marathon entrants have their home and email contacts published in a data protection breach
  • Netherlands Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, tenders resignation, paving the way for early elections
  • Rangers F.C. owner, Craig Whyte, is banned for life from any involvement in Scottish football

Famous Deaths

  • John Christopher "Chris" Ethridge, American country rock bass guitarist (International Submarine Band, The Flying Burrito Brothers), dies from pancreatic cancer at 65
  • LeRoy T. Walker, American CEO (US Olympic Committee), dies at 93