On this day: April 23

POSTED: 10:13 AM PDT Apr 22, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Apr 22, 2016 

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 - Samuel Osgood House
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1789: U.S. President George Washington moves into the Samuel Osgood House, a mansion at the northeast corner of Pearl and Cherry streets in Manhattan, New York City. It was the first executive mansion. Washington lived at the mansion until February 1790, when he moved to the larger Alexander Macomb House on Broadway.


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