On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 2014

Historical Events

  • 60 people are killed & 80 are injured after a train crashes in The Democratic Republic of the Congo

Famous Deaths

  • Benjamín Brea, Spanish-Venezuelan jazz saxophonist, arranger and teacher, dies of stomach cancer at 67
  • Patric Standford, British composer (Taikayoku; Christus Requiem), dies at 75
  • Volker Wangenheim, German conductor & composer (Sinfonia Notturna), dies at 85
2014 Highlights

About April 23, 2014

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus