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Historical Events In May - 23

Thursday, 25 April 2019

1971  On May - 23 kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Suzuki Golf Internationalionale  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On this day in history rock group Iron Butterfly disbands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  Athena Lorde, actress (Fuzz, Skin Game, Firecreek), dies at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On May - 23 great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Italian Red Brigade officer Mario Sossi freed on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Kathleen Cannell, writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Jackie "Moms" Mabley, comedienne (Amazing Grace), dies at 81 on May - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On May - 23 benin adopts its constitution  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Supreme Court refuses to hear appeals of Watergate wrong doers H R Halderman, John Ehrlichman & John Mitchell on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1978  General strike in Peru on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On this day in history rocker Tom Petty files chapter 11 bankruptcy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On this day in history west-Germany elects Karl Carstens president  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Hubert van Doorne, auto manufacturer (DAF), dies at 79 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Barcelona fascists take 200 people hostage on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  NASA launches Intelsat V on May - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On May - 23 george Jessel, US comic/toastmaster (Diary of Young Comic), dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  BBC warns Britain will bomb Argentina on May - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  Colin Wilson rides a surfboard 294 miles on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  Radio Moscow announcer Vladimir Danchev praises Afghánistán Muslims standing up to Russia; he is removed from the air on May - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On this day in history albert Claude, Belgian biologist (Nobel 1974), dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  Anderlecht wins 13th UEFA Cup at London on May - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  US & West Europeans veto heavier sanctions against South Africa on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On May - 23 sterling Hayden, actor (Blue & Gray), dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen), dies at 86 on May - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On May - 23 maryland stops sale of cheap pistols on Jan 1, 1990  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On May - 23 david Schoenbrun, CBS broadcast bureau head (Wash, Paris), dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On May - 23 3rd American Comedy Award Paula Poundstone  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  Angela Visser, 22, of Holland, crowned 38th Miss Universe on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On May - 23 3rd American Comedy Award: Paula Poundstone  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  A C Milan wins 35th Europe Cup 1 at Vienna on May - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On this day in history cost of rescuing savings & loan failures is put at up to $130 billion  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Dow Jones average hits a record 2,856.26 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1052  King Philip I of France (d. 1108) was born on May - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1100  On this day in history birth of emperor Qinzong of China (d. 1161)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1598  On this day in history birth of claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, baptized  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1606  Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Spanish writer (d. 1682) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1617  On May - 23 birth of elias Ashmole, antiquary  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  On this day in history birth of pieter Neefs, the Younger, Flemish painter, baptized  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1644  On May - 23 birth of thomas Eisenhut, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1696  Johann Caspar Vogler, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1125  On May - 23 hendrik V, Roman catholics German king/emperor (1098/1111-25), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1153  On this day in history david I, king of Scotland (1124-53), dies at about 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1423  On this day in history benedict XIII, [Pedro the Luna], Spanish Pope (1394-1423), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1498  On May - 23 death of girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1523  Death of Ashikaga Yoshitane, Japanese shogun (b. 1466) on May - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1568  Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich, dies in battle at 27 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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