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Historical Events Happened In May - 23

Monday, 27 April 2015

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

1937  John D Rockefeller dies in Ormond Beach, Florida on May - 23.  

1937  On May - 23 john Davison Rockfeller, industrialist, dies at 97 in Ormond Beach Fla  

1938  Philip Kleintjes, republic leader, dies at 70 on May - 23.  

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

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

1939  Submarine Squalis sinks off Portsmouth NH, 26 die on May - 23.  

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

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

1940  On this day in history 1st great dogfight between Spitfires  

1940  Andrej N Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/son of Nikolai, dies on May - 23.  

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

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

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  -24] 826 Allied bombers attack Dortmund on May - 23.  

1944  On this day in history british/Canadian troops occupy Pontecorvo Italy  

1944  Chinese counter offensive at Hunan front on this day in history.  

1944  On May - 23 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 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  On May - 23 lord Haw-Haw arrested at Danish boundary  

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

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

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

1945  On this day in history heinrich Himmler, Gestapo leader, commits suicide in prison at 44  

1947  On May - 23 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 this day in history 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  Thomas Eisenhut, composer was born on May - 23.  

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

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

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 May - 23.  

1523  Death of Ashikaga Yoshitane, Japanese shogun (b. 1466) on May - 23.  

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.