April 23rd is officially Lost Dog Awareness Day & Talk Like Shakespeare Day.
We are now on the 113th day of the year, congratulations for making it this far into 2021. There are 252 days left until next year.
Everyone who was born on this day shares the same star sign, Taurus.
Is April 23 your birthday, or do you just want to know what happened on this day in history? Well, either one, here we’ll share the major historical events, births, and deaths that all happened on this day.
Did you know that on this day in 2005, the first video was uploaded to YouTube? It was uploaded by Jawed Karim, one of the site’s co-founders and was called “Me at the zoo”.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about April 23rd in history!
What Happened On April 23 In History?
President Donald Trump suggested a dangerous theory that injecting disinfectant could cure the Coronavirus.
In his press conference he said: "And then I see the disinfectant where it knocks it out in a minute. One minute. And is there a way we can do something like that, by injection inside or almost a cleaning?"
The first video was uploaded to YouTube.
The video was uploaded by co-founder Jawed Karim and was titled "Me at the zoo".
President Bill Clinton declared this day as the National Day of Mourning.
This was to mourn the 168 lives that were lost during the terrorist bombing in Oklahoma City on April 19.
Sirhan Sirhan was sentenced to death for killing Robert F. Kennedy
Sirhan Sirhan's sentence was commuted to life in prison and has been denied parole many times.
Bishop Reuben H. Mueller founded the United Methodist Church.
The Ottoman Empire was abolished.
The first Canadian postage stamp went into circulation.
The postage stamp became the world's first to feature an animal and not a human leader.
Queen Anne was coronated Queen at the Westminster Abbey, London.
English poet, William Shakespeare died at the age of 52.
Duke Wilhelm IV of Bavaria enacted the The German Beer Purity Law (Reinheitsgebot) strictly regulating beer making.
The law meant that only three ingredients were permitting in Bavaria beer; water, barley and hops.
The First English order of knighthood was instituted.