Historical Events In May - 23
Thursday, 25 April 2019
1971 On May - 23 kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Suzuki Golf Internationalionale
1971 On this day in history rock group Iron Butterfly disbands
1973 Athena Lorde, actress (Fuzz, Skin Game, Firecreek), dies at 57 on this day in history.
1974 On May - 23 great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1974 Italian Red Brigade officer Mario Sossi freed on this day in history.
1974 Kathleen Cannell, writer, dies on this day in history.
1975 Jackie "Moms" Mabley, comedienne (Amazing Grace), dies at 81 on May - 23.
1977 On May - 23 benin adopts its constitution
1977 Moluccan extremists hold 105 schoolchildren & 50 others hostage on a hijacked train in Netherlands, children released May 27, siege ends June 11 on May - 23.
1977 Supreme Court refuses to hear appeals of Watergate wrong doers H R Halderman, John Ehrlichman & John Mitchell on this day in history.
1978 General strike in Peru on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history rocker Tom Petty files chapter 11 bankruptcy
1979 On this day in history west-Germany elects Karl Carstens president
1979 Hubert van Doorne, auto manufacturer (DAF), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1981 Barcelona fascists take 200 people hostage on this day in history.
1981 NASA launches Intelsat V on May - 23.
1981 On May - 23 george Jessel, US comic/toastmaster (Diary of Young Comic), dies at 83
1982 BBC warns Britain will bomb Argentina on May - 23.
1982 Colin Wilson rides a surfboard 294 miles on this day in history.
1983 Radio Moscow announcer Vladimir Danchev praises Afghánistán Muslims standing up to Russia; he is removed from the air on May - 23.
1983 On this day in history albert Claude, Belgian biologist (Nobel 1974), dies at 84
1984 Anderlecht wins 13th UEFA Cup at London on May - 23.
1986 US & West Europeans veto heavier sanctions against South Africa on this day in history.
1986 On May - 23 sterling Hayden, actor (Blue & Gray), dies at 70
1987 Karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen), dies at 86 on May - 23.
1988 On May - 23 maryland stops sale of cheap pistols on Jan 1, 1990
1988 On May - 23 david Schoenbrun, CBS broadcast bureau head (Wash, Paris), dies at 73
1989 On May - 23 3rd American Comedy Award Paula Poundstone
1989 On this day in history an estimated one million people in Beijing (and tens of thousands in other Chinee cities) march to demand the resignation of Premier Li Peng
1989 Angela Visser, 22, of Holland, crowned 38th Miss Universe on this day in history.
1989 On May - 23 3rd American Comedy Award: Paula Poundstone
1990 A C Milan wins 35th Europe Cup 1 at Vienna on May - 23.
1990 On this day in history cost of rescuing savings & loan failures is put at up to $130 billion
1990 Dow Jones average hits a record 2,856.26 on this day in history.