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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 - Soyuz 10 launch
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Russian Federal Space Agency

1971: The Soviet space program launches Soyuz 10, the world's first mission to the world's first space station, the Soviet Salyut 1. The docking was not successful and the Soyuz 10 crew returned to Earth without having entered the station. The crew of Soyuz 11 would later successfully dock with the space station and stay on board for 23 days before leaving.

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