On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • At least 54 jade miners buried by a mudslide in Kachin state, Myanmar
  • Second of two major earthquakes strikes island of Samar, Philipines, magnitude 6.3, a day after magnitude 6.1 hits Luzon Island killing at least 16 people
  • Southampton striker Shane Long scores fastest goal in English Premier League history when he nets after 7.69 seconds in 1-1 draw at Watford
  • World's first malaria vaccine, giving partial protection to children, begins in Malawi by the WHO