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Historical Events Happened In May - 23

Saturday, 27 August 2016

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

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

1939  On May - 23 british decoration, George Cross, first presented  

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

1939  Dmitri Shostakovitch appointed professor at conservatory of Leningrad on this day in history.  

1939  On May - 23 hitler proclaims he wants to move into Poland  

1939  On this day in history 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  On May - 23 1st great dogfight between Spitfires  

1940  On this day in history andrej N Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/son of Nikolai, dies  

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

1941  Lord Herbert Austin, motor manufacturer, dies on this day in history.  

1942  On May - 23 kanga Force moved to Wau, Papua New Guinea  

1943  On this day in history 826 Allied bombers attack Dortmund  

1943  On this day in history -24] 826 Allied bombers attack Dortmund  

1944  British/Canadian troops occupy Pontecorvo Italy on this day in history.  

1944  On May - 23 chinese counter offensive at Hunan front  

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

1945  On this day in history british military police arrest Admiral Karl Doenitz  

1945  German island of Helgoland in North Sea surrenders to British on May - 23.  

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

1945  On this day in history nazi official Heinrich Himmler commits suicide while imprisoned in Luneburgm Germany  

1945  Winston Churchill resigns as British PM on this day in history.  

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

1945  Heinrich Himmler, Gestapo leader, commits suicide in prison at 44 on this day in history.  

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

1947  On May - 23 c F Ramuz, writer, dies at 68  

1948  Joe DiMaggio hits 3 consecutive homeruns on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of pieter Neefs, the Younger, Flemish painter, baptized  

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

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  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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshitane, Japanese shogun (b. 1466)  

1524  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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