This Day in History

April 23rd in History

New Coke is released! (It does not go well.) It's the birthday of Max Planck, Shirley Temple, Roy Orbison, Sandra Dee, and Timothy McVeigh; Saint George, Aethelred the Unready, William Shakespeare, Buster Crabbe, and Boris Yeltsin died. Happy Vinalia Urbana!

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Quote of the Day

"I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph."

Shirley Temple, child star and diplomat born April 23, 1928