Historical Events In May - 23
Sunday, 17 February 2019
1971 On May - 23 kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Suzuki Golf Internationalionale
1971 On May - 23 rock group Iron Butterfly disbands
1973 On this day in history athena Lorde, actress (Fuzz, Skin Game, Firecreek), dies at 57
1974 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
1974 Italian Red Brigade officer Mario Sossi freed on May - 23.
1974 Kathleen Cannell, writer, dies on May - 23.
1975 Jackie "Moms" Mabley, comedienne (Amazing Grace), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1977 Benin adopts its constitution on this day in history.
1977 Moluccan extremists hold 105 schoolchildren & 50 others hostage on a hijacked train in Netherlands, children released May 27, siege ends June 11 on this day in history.
1977 Supreme Court refuses to hear appeals of Watergate wrong doers H R Halderman, John Ehrlichman & John Mitchell on this day in history.
1978 On this day in history general strike in Peru
1979 Rocker Tom Petty files chapter 11 bankruptcy on May - 23.
1979 On May - 23 west-Germany elects Karl Carstens president
1979 Hubert van Doorne, auto manufacturer (DAF), dies at 79 on May - 23.
1981 On this day in history barcelona fascists take 200 people hostage
1981 NASA launches Intelsat V on this day in history.
1981 George Jessel, US comic/toastmaster (Diary of Young Comic), dies at 83 on May - 23.
1982 On this day in history bBC warns Britain will bomb Argentina
1982 On this day in history colin Wilson rides a surfboard 294 miles
1983 On May - 23 radio Moscow announcer Vladimir Danchev praises Afghánistán Muslims standing up to Russia; he is removed from the air
1983 On May - 23 albert Claude, Belgian biologist (Nobel 1974), dies at 84
1984 Anderlecht wins 13th UEFA Cup at London on May - 23.
1986 On May - 23 uS & West Europeans veto heavier sanctions against South Africa
1986 Sterling Hayden, actor (Blue & Gray), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1987 Karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen), dies at 86 on May - 23.
1988 Maryland stops sale of cheap pistols on Jan 1, 1990 on this day in history.
1988 David Schoenbrun, CBS broadcast bureau head (Wash, Paris), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1989 On May - 23 3rd American Comedy Award Paula Poundstone
1989 On May - 23 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 On May - 23 angela Visser, 22, of Holland, crowned 38th Miss Universe
1989 3rd American Comedy Award: Paula Poundstone on this day in history.
1990 A C Milan wins 35th Europe Cup 1 at Vienna on May - 23.
1990 Cost of rescuing savings & loan failures is put at up to $130 billion on this day in history.
1990 Dow Jones average hits a record 2,856.26 on May - 23.