On this day: April 23

Published: Apr 22 2013 01:13:06 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 23 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

Shakespeare dies, the first public school in the U.S. opens, Wrigley Field opens, The Rolling Stones release "Sticky Fingers," Coca-Cola releases New Coke, and the first YouTube video is uploaded, all on this day.

OTD April 23 - Boris Yeltsin
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2007: Boris Yeltsin, the first president of the Russian Federation, serving from 1991 to 1999, dies of congestive heart failure at the age of 76 in Moscow, Russia.

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