We have some interesting facts & historic events all about May 23rd, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about May 23rd in history!
- World Turtle Day
- National Lucky Penny Day
2008: 12 South American countries created the Union of South American Nations in 2008.
1965: A model at the Gaby Young Agency learning the proper way to get out of a car with her knees together, London, England, 1965
1958: Robert Timm and John Cook refuelled outside Las Vegas while setting the world record for manned flight endurance of 64 days, 22 hours, and 19 minutes in 1958
1953: A tank in the streets of East Germany during the anti-communist revolt. 1953.
1953: A 22-year-old Neil Armstrong on the 23rd May 1953 during his duty in the Korean War.
1945: Nazi Heinrich Himmler committed suicide after being taken into Allied custody in 1945.
1929: A new gold rush is starting in Australia as gold has been found just 3 feet below the surface and claims are now being made all over the area in South West in 1929.
1920: Soviet political leader, Nikolai Bukharin, gives a speech at the funeral of American journalist John Reed, 1920
- Bray Wyatt was born.
- Joan Collins was born.
- James Charles was born.
- John D. Rockefeller died.
- Bonnie Parker died.
- Owen Hart died.