What Happened on April 23, 2018

Historical Events

  • Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan resigns after 10 years in office after mass protests against him beginning an unconstitutional third term
  • Mario Abdo Benítez is elected President of Paraguay

Film Premiere

Marvel's "Avengers: Infinity War" directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr and large ensemble cast premieres in Los Angeles

  • Van deliberately driven into pedestrians in Toronto, Canada, killing 10 and injuring 13

Famous Birthdays

  • Prince Louis of Cambridge, second son of Prince William and Catherine, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, 4th in line to the English throne, born in London

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Dorough, American jazz vocalist, pianist, composer, songwriter, arranger, and producer (Schoolhouse Rock!; Too Much Coffee Man), dies at 94
  • Sachio Kinugasa, Japanese baseman nicknamed Tetsujin, meaning "Iron Man", dies of colon cancer at 71
2018 Highlights

About April 23, 2018

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Nice For What - Drake
  • UK #1 Song: One Kiss - Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa