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Historical Events For May - 23

Thursday, 19 January 2017

1935  On this day in history 1st scheduled night game, postponed due to rain (Cincinnati)  Click To Search About This In Google

1937  John D Rockefeller dies in Ormond Beach, Florida on May - 23.  Click To Search About This In Google

1937  John Davison Rockfeller, industrialist, dies at 97 in Ormond Beach Fla on May - 23.  Click To Search About This In Google

1938  Philip Kleintjes, republic leader, dies at 70 on May - 23.  Click To Search About This In Google

1939  British decoration, George Cross, first presented on May - 23.  Click To Search About This In Google

1939  British parliament plans to make Palestine independent by 1949 on May - 23.  Click To Search About This In Google

1939  On May - 23 dmitri Shostakovitch appointed professor at conservatory of Leningrad  Click To Search About This In Google

1939  On May - 23 hitler proclaims he wants to move into Poland  Click To Search About This In Google

1939  On this day in history submarine Squalis sinks off Portsmouth NH, 26 die  Click To Search About This In Google

1939  British decoration, George Cross, 1st presented on May - 23.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1940  On this day in history the first great dogfight involving the British Spitfire  Click To Search About This In Google

1940  On May - 23 1st great dogfight between Spitfires  Click To Search About This In Google

1940  On May - 23 andrej N Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/son of Nikolai, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1941  Joe Louis beats Buddy Baer on DQ in 7 for heavyweight boxing title on May - 23.  Click To Search About This In Google

1941  Lord Herbert Austin, motor manufacturer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1942  Kanga Force moved to Wau, Papua New Guinea on May - 23.  Click To Search About This In Google

1943  On May - 23 826 Allied bombers attack Dortmund  Click To Search About This In Google

1943  -24] 826 Allied bombers attack Dortmund on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1944  On May - 23 british/Canadian troops occupy Pontecorvo Italy  Click To Search About This In Google

1944  Chinese counter offensive at Hunan front on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1944  During World War II, Allied forces bogged down in Anzio begin a major breakout offensive on May - 23.  Click To Search About This In Google

1944  On this day in history operation-Buffalo Allied jailbreak out Anzio-bridgehead  Click To Search About This In Google

1944  Operation-Buffalo: Allied jailbreak out Anzio-bridgehead on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  British military police arrest Admiral Karl Doenitz on May - 23.  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  On this day in history german island of Helgoland in North Sea surrenders to British  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  Lord Haw-Haw arrested at Danish boundary on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  Nazi official Heinrich Himmler commits suicide while imprisoned in Luneburgm Germany on May - 23.  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  On May - 23 winston Churchill resigns as British PM  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  On this day in history british milt police arrest Admiral Karl Doenitz  Click To Search About This In Google

1945  Heinrich Himmler, Gestapo leader, commits suicide in prison at 44 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1947  On this day in history pC Hooft prize forms for literature  Click To Search About This In Google

1947  On this day in history c F Ramuz, writer, dies at 68  Click To Search About This In Google

1948  On May - 23 joe DiMaggio hits 3 consecutive homeruns  Click To Search About This In Google

1948  Ramat Rahel gateway to Jerusalem is repossessed by Israel on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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)  Click To Search About This In Google

1100  On May - 23 birth of emperor Qinzong of China (d. 1161)  Click To Search About This In Google

1598  Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, baptized was born on May - 23.  Click To Search About This In Google

1606  On this day in history birth of juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Spanish writer (d. 1682)  Click To Search About This In Google

1617  On May - 23 birth of elias Ashmole, antiquary  Click To Search About This In Google

1620  On this day in history birth of pieter Neefs, the Younger, Flemish painter, baptized  Click To Search About This In Google

1644  On this day in history birth of thomas Eisenhut, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1696  Johann Caspar Vogler, composer was born on May - 23.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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  Click To Search About This In Google

1153  On May - 23 david I, king of Scotland (1124-53), dies at about 68  Click To Search About This In Google

1304  On May - 23 death of jehan de Lescurel, French poet and composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1423  On this day in history benedict XIII, [Pedro the Luna], Spanish Pope (1394-1423), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1498  On May - 23 death of girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45  Click To Search About This In Google

1523  Death of Ashikaga Yoshitane, Japanese shogun (b. 1466) on May - 23.  Click To Search About This In Google

1524  Death of Ismail I, Shah of Persia (b. 1487) on May - 23.  Click To Search About This In Google

1568  On May - 23 adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich, dies in battle at 27  Click To Search About This In Google

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