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Historical Events Happened In May - 23

Sunday, 24 July 2016

1935  1st scheduled night game, postponed due to rain (Cincinnati) on this day in history.  

1937  John D Rockefeller dies in Ormond Beach, Florida on this day in history.  

1937  John Davison Rockfeller, industrialist, dies at 97 in Ormond Beach Fla on this day in history.  

1938  On May - 23 philip Kleintjes, republic leader, dies at 70  

1939  On this day in history british decoration, George Cross, first presented  

1939  British parliament plans to make Palestine independent by 1949 on this day in history.  

1939  On May - 23 dmitri Shostakovitch appointed professor at conservatory of Leningrad  

1939  Hitler proclaims he wants to move into Poland on May - 23.  

1939  On this day in history submarine Squalis sinks off Portsmouth NH, 26 die  

1939  British decoration, George Cross, 1st presented on this day in history.  

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1940  On May - 23 the first great dogfight involving the British Spitfire  

1940  On May - 23 1st great dogfight between Spitfires  

1940  Andrej N Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/son of Nikolai, dies on this day in history.  

1941  Joe Louis beats Buddy Baer on DQ in 7 for heavyweight boxing title on May - 23.  

1941  Lord Herbert Austin, motor manufacturer, dies on May - 23.  

1942  Kanga Force moved to Wau, Papua New Guinea on May - 23.  

1943  826 Allied bombers attack Dortmund on May - 23.  

1943  On May - 23 -24] 826 Allied bombers attack Dortmund  

1944  On May - 23 british/Canadian troops occupy Pontecorvo Italy  

1944  Chinese counter offensive at Hunan front on May - 23.  

1944  On this day in history during World War II, Allied forces bogged down in Anzio begin a major breakout offensive  

1944  On this day in history operation-Buffalo Allied jailbreak out Anzio-bridgehead  

1944  On May - 23 operation-Buffalo: Allied jailbreak out Anzio-bridgehead  

1945  On May - 23 british military police arrest Admiral Karl Doenitz  

1945  On May - 23 german island of Helgoland in North Sea surrenders to British  

1945  Lord Haw-Haw arrested at Danish boundary on this day in history.  

1945  Nazi official Heinrich Himmler commits suicide while imprisoned in Luneburgm Germany on May - 23.  

1945  Winston Churchill resigns as British PM on May - 23.  

1945  British milt police arrest Admiral Karl Doenitz on May - 23.  

1945  On May - 23 heinrich Himmler, Gestapo leader, commits suicide in prison at 44  

1947  On this day in history pC Hooft prize forms for literature  

1947  On this day in history c F Ramuz, writer, dies at 68  

1948  On this day in history joe DiMaggio hits 3 consecutive homeruns  

1948  Ramat Rahel gateway to Jerusalem is repossessed by Israel on May - 23.  

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

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

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

1644  Thomas Eisenhut, composer was born on May - 23.  

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

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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 May - 23 david I, king of Scotland (1124-53), dies at about 68  

1304  Death of Jehan de Lescurel, French poet and composer on this day in history.  

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

1498  On this day in history death of girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45  

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

1524  On May - 23 death of ismail I, Shah of Persia (b. 1487)  

1568  Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich, dies in battle at 27 on May - 23.  

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