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On this day: April 23

Published On: Apr 22 2013 12:13:06 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 23 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

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 - Charles Dawes
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1951: Banker and politician Charles G. Dawes, who served as the 30th vice president of the United States from 1925 to 1929 and was the co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1925 for his work on the Dawes Plan for World War I reparations, dies at the age of 85 in Evanston, Ill. Dawes served in World War I, was the first director of the Bureau of the Budget and became the ambassador to the United Kingdom later in life.

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