On This Day

April 23, 2019 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • At least 54 jade miners buried by a mudslide in Kachin state, Myanmar
  • Second of two major earthquakes strikes island of Samar, Philippines, magnitude 6.3, a day after magnitude 6.1 hits Luzon Island killing at least 16 people
  • World's first malaria vaccine, giving partial protection to children, begins in Malawi by the WHO