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Historical Events Happened In May - 23

Saturday, 02 July 2016

1935  1st scheduled night game, postponed due to rain (Cincinnati) on May - 23.  

1937  On May - 23 john D Rockefeller dies in Ormond Beach, Florida  

1937  John Davison Rockfeller, industrialist, dies at 97 in Ormond Beach Fla on May - 23.  

1938  On this day in history philip Kleintjes, republic leader, dies at 70  

1939  British decoration, George Cross, first presented on May - 23.  

1939  British parliament plans to make Palestine independent by 1949 on May - 23.  

1939  On this day in history dmitri Shostakovitch appointed professor at conservatory of Leningrad  

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

1939  On May - 23 submarine Squalis sinks off Portsmouth NH, 26 die  

1939  On this day in history british decoration, George Cross, 1st presented  

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

1940  1st great dogfight between Spitfires on this day in history.  

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

1941  On this day in history joe Louis beats Buddy Baer on DQ in 7 for heavyweight boxing title  

1941  On May - 23 lord Herbert Austin, motor manufacturer, dies  

1942  On this day in history kanga Force moved to Wau, Papua New Guinea  

1943  826 Allied bombers attack Dortmund on this day in history.  

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

1944  British/Canadian troops occupy Pontecorvo Italy on May - 23.  

1944  On this day in history chinese counter offensive at Hunan front  

1944  During World War II, Allied forces bogged down in Anzio begin a major breakout offensive on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1945  On this day in history german island of Helgoland in North Sea surrenders to British  

1945  Lord Haw-Haw arrested at Danish boundary on May - 23.  

1945  Nazi official Heinrich Himmler commits suicide while imprisoned in Luneburgm Germany on this day in history.  

1945  On May - 23 winston Churchill resigns as British PM  

1945  British milt police arrest Admiral Karl Doenitz on this day in history.  

1945  Heinrich Himmler, Gestapo leader, commits suicide in prison at 44 on May - 23.  

1947  On May - 23 pC Hooft prize forms for literature  

1947  C F Ramuz, writer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1948  Joe DiMaggio hits 3 consecutive homeruns on May - 23.  

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  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  On May - 23 birth of elias Ashmole, antiquary  

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

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

1696  On this day in history birth of johann Caspar Vogler, composer  

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

1304  Death of Jehan de Lescurel, French poet and composer on May - 23.  

1423  Benedict XIII, [Pedro the Luna], Spanish Pope (1394-1423), dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1568  On May - 23 adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich, dies in battle at 27  

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