Today: April 23rd, 2021

Today's date falls on a Friday. It is day 113 of 2021. The decade is the 2020s.



Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • Week Number: We are currently in Week 16 of 2021.
  • Leap Year: 2021 is NOT a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1619132400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 23rd, 2021:

  • March 24th, 2021: Actress Jessica Walter passes away at the age of 80.
  • March 29th, 2021: A large container ship is freed after obstructing the Suez Canal in Egypt for six days.
  • April 2nd, 2021: Rapper DMX suffers an overdose at his home in New York.
  • April 4th, 2021: It is confirmed that rapper DMX is in a vegetative state following a heart attack at his home in New York.
  • April 5th, 2021: It is announced that Q&A website "Yahoo! Answers" will be shutting down after 15 years.
  • April 5th, 2021: English actor Paul Ritter dies from a brain tumor at the age of 54.
  • April 6th, 2021: Media personality Kim Kardashian achieves billionaire status.
  • April 9th, 2021: Prince Philip passes away at the age of 99.
  • April 9th, 2021: Rap star DMX dies at the age of 50.
  • April 15th, 2021: 8 people are killed in a mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • April 17th, 2021: Jake Paul defeats Ben Askren in a boxing match.
  • April 17th, 2021: The funeral of Prince Philip is held at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.
  • April 18th, 2021: Soccer: 12 of Europe's biggest football clubs announce that they will be forming a breakaway Super League.
  • April 19th, 2021: Soccer: José Mourinho is sacked as the manager of Tottenham Hotspur.
  • April 19th, 2021: Soccer: The announcement that 12 of Europe's biggest football clubs will be forming a "Super League" is roundly criticized by fans, players, managers, politicians and media pundits.
  • April 20th, 2021: Former US police officer Derek Chauvin is convicted of the murder of George Floyd.
  • April 20th, 2021: Soccer: Multiple teams begin to pull out of the European Super League after Chelsea signal their intention to withdraw.
  • April 20th, 2021: Soccer: Ed Woodward announces that he will be resigning as the executive vice-chairman of Manchester United following backlash against the proposed European Super League.
  • This date: April 23rd, 2021

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 23rd, 2021, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2021 is the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 23rd, 2021 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 23rd of April:


Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • If your baby is due on April 23rd, 2021, then the date of conception was probably around the 14th of July, 2020. (Rough Estimate).
  • A baby that is conceived on April 23rd, 2021, will be due on the 31st of January, 2022. (Rough Estimate).

23rd of April

Events that have occurred on the 23rd of April:

  • April 23rd, 1616: William Shakespeare dies.
  • April 23rd, 1950: Basketball: The Minneapolis Lakers win the NBA Finals after defeating the Syracuse Nationals 4-2.
  • April 23rd, 1951: 16-year-old Barbara Johns leads a walk-out protest against inadequate facilities at her segregated school in Virginia.
  • April 23rd, 1953: The western film "Shane" is released.
  • April 23rd, 1955: Soccer: Chelsea win the First Division title after defeating Sheffield Wednesday 3-0 in the second last game of the season.
  • April 23rd, 1976: 3-year-old Sandy Davidson disappears while he is playing in the back garden of his house in Irvine, Scotland.
  • April 23rd, 1984: United States researchers announce their discovery of the AIDS virus.
  • April 23rd, 1985: Coca-Cola replaces its original drink with New Coke. The reaction to the recipe change is largely negative.
  • April 23rd, 1988: Soccer: Liverpool win the league after a 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur.
  • April 23rd, 2001: Blu Cantrell releases the single "Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!)".
  • April 23rd, 2005: "Me at the zoo": The first ever Youtube video is uploaded by the website's co-founder Jawed Karim.
  • April 23rd, 2006: Ireland: The 2006 census takes place.
  • April 23rd, 2007: Former Russian President Boris Yeltsin dies from congestive heart failure.
  • April 23rd, 2015: Sunderland player Adam Johnson is charged with child grooming and sexual activity with a child under 16.
  • April 23rd, 2019: The game Mortal Kombat 11 is released.

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