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Historical Events Happened In May - 23

Monday, 25 July 2016

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

1897  On this day in history aleko Konstantinov, Bulgarian writer (To Chicago & Back), dies at 34  

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

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

1898  Frank McHugh, actor (Front Page, Gold Diggers 1935, Mighty Joe Young) on May - 23.  

1900  Associated Press News Service forms in New York on May - 23.  

1900  On May - 23 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 May - 23.  

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

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1902  Mark Lothar, composer on May - 23.  

1903  The first automobile trip across US from San Fransisco to New York on this day in history.  

1903  The first direct primary election law in US adopted, by Wisconsin on this day in history.  

1903  On May - 23 1st automobile trip across US from SF to NY, ended April 1  

1903  On May - 23 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  Hellmuth Christian Wolff, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

1907  On May - 23 kenneth Allen, engineer  

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

1908  On May - 23 part of the Great White Fleet arrives in Puget Sound WA  

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 May - 23.  

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

1911  Boris Kremenliev, composer on this day in history.  

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

1913  On this day in history ian Graeme, major-general  

1914  On this day in history alec Dickson, founder (VSO)  

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  On this day in history birth of emperor Qinzong of China (d. 1161)  

1598  On May - 23 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 May - 23 birth of elias Ashmole, antiquary  

1620  Pieter Neefs, the Younger, Flemish painter, baptized was born on this day in history.  

1644  On May - 23 birth of thomas Eisenhut, composer  

1696  On May - 23 birth of johann Caspar Vogler, composer  

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Famous Deaths In May - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1125  On May - 23 hendrik V, Roman catholics German king/emperor (1098/1111-25), dies  

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 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 May - 23.  

1523  Death of Ashikaga Yoshitane, Japanese shogun (b. 1466) on May - 23.  

1524  Death of Ismail I, Shah of Persia (b. 1487) on May - 23.  

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

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