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Historical Events Happened In May - 23

Sunday, 23 November 2014

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

1937  On this day in history john D Rockefeller dies in Ormond Beach, Florida  

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

1938  Philip Kleintjes, republic leader, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

1939  On this day in history british parliament plans to make Palestine independent by 1949  

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

1939  On this day in history hitler proclaims he wants to move into Poland  

1939  Submarine Squalis sinks off Portsmouth NH, 26 die on this day in history.  

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

1940  The first great dogfight involving the British Spitfire on this day in history.  

1940  1st great dogfight between Spitfires on May - 23.  

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

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

1941  On this day in history lord Herbert Austin, motor manufacturer, dies  

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

1943  826 Allied bombers attack Dortmund on May - 23.  

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

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

1945  On May - 23 winston Churchill resigns as British PM  

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

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

1948  On May - 23 ramat Rahel gateway to Jerusalem is repossessed by Israel  

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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 this day in history.  

1100  Emperor Qinzong of China (d. 1161) was born on May - 23.  

1598  Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, baptized was born on this day in history.  

1606  Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Spanish writer (d. 1682) was born on May - 23.  

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

1620  On May - 23 birth of pieter Neefs, the Younger, Flemish painter, baptized  

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

1696  Johann Caspar Vogler, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1304  On this day in history death of jehan de Lescurel, French poet and composer  

1423  Benedict XIII, [Pedro the Luna], Spanish Pope (1394-1423), dies on May - 23.  

1498  Death of Girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45 on this day in history.  

1523  On May - 23 death of ashikaga Yoshitane, Japanese shogun (b. 1466)  

1524  On this day in history death of ismail I, Shah of Persia (b. 1487)  

1568  On this day in history adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich, dies in battle at 27