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Historical Events Happened In May - 23

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

1895  On May - 23 franz E Neumann, German mineralogist/physicist, dies at 96  

1897  Aleko Konstantinov, Bulgarian writer (To Chicago & Back), dies at 34 on May - 23.  

1898  On May - 23 the first Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from San Fransisco  

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 May - 23.  

1900  On May - 23 associated Press News Service forms in New York  

1900  On this day in history associated Press News Service forms in NY  

1901  On this day in history uS captures leader of Philippine rebels, Emilio Aguinaldo  

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

1901  Edmund Rubbra, Northampton England, composer (Morning Watch) [or 3/23] on May - 23.  

1902  On May - 23 mark Lothar, composer  

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

1903  On May - 23 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  Walter Reisch, US, screenwriter (Ninotchka, Gaslight, Titanic) on this day in history.  

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

1906  Hellmuth Christian Wolff, composer on May - 23.  

1906  Henrik Johan Ibsen, Norwegian playwright (Doll House), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1907  The unicameral Parliament of Finland gathers for its first plenary session on May - 23.  

1907  On this day in history kenneth Allen, engineer  

1908  On May - 23 dirigible explodes over San Fransisco Bay, 16 passengers fall, none die  

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

1908  Dirigible explodes over SF Bay, 16 passengers fall, none die on May - 23.  

1908  On May - 23 john Bardeen, US, physicist (transistor, Nobel 1956, 1972)  

1908  On this day in history francois Coppee, French poet, dies  

1909  Edwin Arrowsmith, diplomat on this day in history.  

1910  Artie Shaw, [Arthur Arshawsky], NYC, bandleader (Come'on my House) on May - 23.  

1911  New York Public Library building at 5th Avenue dedicated by President Taft on May - 23.  

1911  NY Public Library building at 5th Avenue dedicated by Pres Taft on this day in history.  

1911  On this day in history boris Kremenliev, composer  

1912  David Barran, CEO (Midland Bank, England) on this day in history.  

1913  On May - 23 ian Graeme, major-general  

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 Birthdays In May - 23

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  On this day in history birth of claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, baptized  

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

1617  On this day in history birth of elias Ashmole, antiquary  

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

1644  On this day in history birth of thomas Eisenhut, composer  

1696  Johann Caspar Vogler, composer was born on May - 23.  

Famous Deaths In May - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

1153  On this day in history david I, king of Scotland (1124-53), dies at about 68  

1304  On May - 23 death of jehan de Lescurel, French poet and composer  

1423  On May - 23 benedict XIII, [Pedro the Luna], Spanish Pope (1394-1423), dies  

1498  On May - 23 death of girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45  

1523  On May - 23 death of ashikaga Yoshitane, Japanese shogun (b. 1466)  

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

1568  Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich, dies in battle at 27 on this day in history.