On this date in history, April 23:
* 1635 - In Boston, Massachetusetts, Boston Latin School is estaablished, making it the first public school built in the United States.
* 1910 - U.S. Preisdent Theodore Roosevelt makes his "Man in the Arena" Speech, which later serves as inspiration to François Pienaar, the captain of the South African Rugbuy team in 1995.
* 1935 - The country of Poland adopts its own Constitution.
* 1949 - The People's Liberation Army is created under Mao Zedong.
* 1990 - Most importantly, on this day, Jonathon Purcell Holmes is born on this day to two loving parents, Rhonda Gamble-Holmes and Johnny Holmes.