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April 23 is believed to be both William Shakespeare's birthday and death date.

SALT LAKE CITY — William Shakespeare was born 455 years ago today, or so historians believe. April 23 is also the 403rd anniversary of his death.

Social media users around the globe have flocked together to celebrate the great playwright, poet and Bard of Avon on his birth and death day.

Here are a few of the best tweets celebrating the bard’s day.