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Historical Events Happened In May - 23

Tuesday, 03 March 2015

1895  Franz E Neumann, German mineralogist/physicist, dies at 96 on this day in history.  

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

1898  The first Philippine Expeditionary Troops sail from San Fransisco on May - 23.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1902  Mark Lothar, composer on May - 23.  

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

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  Walter Reisch, US, screenwriter (Ninotchka, Gaslight, Titanic) on May - 23.  

1905  On May - 23 martinus W van AA Meerbeke, head-editor (Time), dies at 75  

1906  On this day in history hellmuth Christian Wolff, composer  

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  Kenneth Allen, engineer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1908  John Bardeen, US, physicist (transistor, Nobel 1956, 1972) on May - 23.  

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

1909  Edwin Arrowsmith, diplomat on May - 23.  

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

1911  New York Public Library building at 5th Avenue dedicated by President Taft on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history italy declares war on Austria-Hungary & Germany during WWI  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1052  King Philip I of France (d. 1108) was born on May - 23.  

1100  On May - 23 birth of emperor Qinzong of China (d. 1161)  

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

1606  On May - 23 birth of juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Spanish writer (d. 1682)  

1617  Elias Ashmole, antiquary was born on May - 23.  

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  

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 May - 23.  

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

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

1423  On May - 23 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 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 May - 23.