April 1923 in history

April 1923 events chronologically

Apr 5 Firestone Tire and Rubber Company begins production of balloon-tires
Apr 6 The first Prefects Board in Southeast Asia is formed in Victoria Institution, Malaysia
Apr 15 Insulin becomes generally available for use by people with diabetes
Apr 18 Yankee Stadium, "The House that Ruth Built", opens
Apr 24 In Vienna, the paper Das Ich und das Es (The Ego and the Id) by Sigmund Freud is published, which outlines Freud's theories of the id, ego, and super-ego
Apr 26 The Duke of York weds Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon at Westminster Abbey

Top 7 most famous people born in April 1923

Apr 5 Nguyễn Văn Thiệu president of South Vietnam from 1965–75. He was a general in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam , became head of a military junta, and then president after winning a scheduled election. He established rule over South Vietnam until he resigned and left the nation a few days before the fall of Saigon and the ultimate communist victory
Apr 5 Ernest Mandel a revolutionary Marxist theorist.
Apr 17 Lindsay Anderson an Anglo-Indian feature film, theatre and documentary director, film critic, and leading light of the Free Cinema movement and the British New Wave. He is most widely remembered for his 1968 film if...., which won the Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival and was Malcolm McDowell's cinematic debut. He is also notable, though not a professional actor, for playing a minor role in the Academy Award winning film Chariots of Fire. Malcolm McDowell produced a 2007 documentary about his experiences with Lindsay Anderson, Never Apologize
Apr 20 Tito Puente an American salsa musician and Latin jazz composer. The son of native Puerto Ricans, Ernest and Ercilia Puente, living in New York City's Spanish Harlem community, Puente is often credited as "The Musical Pope", "El Rey de los Timbales" and "The King of Latin Music". He is best known for dance-oriented mambo and Latin jazz compositions that endured over a 50 year career. He and his music appear in many films such as The Mambo Kings and Fernando Trueba's Calle 54. He guest-starred on several television shows including Sesame Street, The Cosby Show and, most notably, The Simpsons two-part episode "Who Shot Burns?"
Apr 22 Bettie Page an American model who gained a significant profile in the 1950s for her pin-up photos. Often referred to as the "Queen of Pinups", her jet black hair, blue eyes, and trademark bangs have influenced artists for generations
Apr 22 Aaron Spelling an American film and television producer. As of 2009, Spelling's eponymous production company Spelling Television holds the record as the most prolific television writer, with 218 producer and executive producer credits. Forbes ranked him the 11th top-earning deceased celebrity in 2009
Apr 25 Albert King an American blues guitarist and singer, and a major influence in the world of blues guitar playing. King was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in May 2013

Top 7 most famous people died in April 1923

Apr 2 William Hurrell Mallock an English novelist and economics writer.
Apr 4 John Venn an English logician and philosopher noted for introducing the Venn diagram, used in the fields of set theory, probability, logic, statistics, and computer science.
Apr 4 Julius Martov a Russian politician who became the leader of the Mensheviks in early twentieth century Russia.
Apr 5 George Herbert 5th Earl of Carnarvon an English aristocrat best known as the financial backer of the search for and the excavation of Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of the Kings.
Apr 10 Liam Lynch (Irish republican) an officer in the Irish Republican Army during the Irish War of Independence and the commanding general of the Irish Republican Army during the Irish Civil War.
Apr 23 Princess Louise of Prussia the second child and only daughter of German Emperor Wilhelm I and Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. She was the younger sister of Frederick III of Germany and aunt of Wilhelm II of Germany. Louise was seven years younger than Frederick and only two years older than his wife, Victoria, Princess Royal
Apr 24 William Ernest Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach the last Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.