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Historical Events Happened In May - 23

Monday, 21 April 2014

1895  On this day in history franz E Neumann, German mineralogist/physicist, dies at 96  

1897  Aleko Konstantinov, Bulgarian writer (To Chicago & Back), dies at 34 on this day in history.  

1898  The first Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from San Fransisco on this day in history.  

1898  On this day in history 1st Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from SF  

1898  Frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young) on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history associated Press News Service forms in New York  

1900  Associated Press News Service forms in NY on this day in history.  

1901  US captures leader of Philippine rebels, Emilio Aguinaldo on this day in history.  

1901  On this day in history 35th Belmont: H Spencer aboard Commando wins in 2:21  

1901  On this day in history edmund Rubbra, Northampton England, composer (Morning Watch) [or 3/23]  

1902  Mark Lothar, composer on this day in history.  

1903  On this day in history the first automobile trip across US from San Fransisco to New York  

1903  On this day in history the first direct primary election law in US adopted, by Wisconsin  

1903  On this day in history 1st automobile trip across US from SF to NY, ended April 1  

1903  On this day in history walter Reisch, US, screenwriter (Ninotchka, Gaslight, Titanic)  

1905  On this day in history martinus W van AA Meerbeke, head-editor (Time), dies at 75  

1906  On this day in history hellmuth Christian Wolff, composer  

1906  On this day in history henrik Johan Ibsen, Norwegian playwright (Doll House), dies at 78  

1907  On this day in history the unicameral Parliament of Finland gathers for its first plenary session.  

1907  On this day in history kenneth Allen, engineer  

1908  Dirigible explodes over San Fransisco Bay, 16 passengers fall, none die on this day in history.  

1908  Part of the Great White Fleet arrives in Puget Sound WA on this day in history.  

1908  On this day in history dirigible explodes over SF Bay, 16 passengers fall, none die  

1908  John Bardeen, US, physicist (transistor, Nobel 1956, 1972) on this day in history.  

1908  Francois Coppee, French poet, dies on this day in history.  

1909  On this day in history edwin Arrowsmith, diplomat  

1910  On this day in history artie Shaw, [Arthur Arshawsky], NYC, bandleader (Come'on my House)  

1911  On this day in history new York Public Library building at 5th Avenue dedicated by President Taft  

1911  On this day in history nY Public Library building at 5th Avenue dedicated by Pres Taft  

1911  Boris Kremenliev, composer on this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history david Barran, CEO (Midland Bank, England)  

1913  Ian Graeme, major-general on this day in history.  

1914  Alec Dickson, founder (VSO) on this day in history.  

1915  Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary & Germany during WWI on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1052  On this day in history birth of king Philip I of France (d. 1108)  

1100  Emperor Qinzong of China (d. 1161) was born on this day in history.  

1598  Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, baptized was born on this day in history.  

1606  On this day in history birth of juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Spanish writer (d. 1682)  

1617  Elias Ashmole, antiquary was born on this day in history.  

1620  On this day in history birth of pieter Neefs, the Younger, Flemish painter, baptized  

1644  Thomas Eisenhut, composer was born on this day in history.  

1696  Johann Caspar Vogler, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1125  On this day in history hendrik V, Roman catholics German king/emperor (1098/1111-25), dies  

1153  David I, king of Scotland (1124-53), dies at about 68 on this day in history.  

1304  On this day in history death of jehan de Lescurel, French poet and composer  

1423  On this day in history benedict XIII, [Pedro the Luna], Spanish Pope (1394-1423), dies  

1498  Death of Girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45 on this day in history.  

1523  Death of Ashikaga Yoshitane, Japanese shogun (b. 1466) on this day in history.  

1524  Death of Ismail I, Shah of Persia (b. 1487) on this day in history.  

1568  On this day in history adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich, dies in battle at 27