23 May

23 May

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!

Global Celebrations

  • World Turtle Day
  • National Lucky Penny Day

Historic Events

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

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

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.

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.

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

Soviet political leader, Nikolai Bukharin, gives a speech at the funeral of American journalist John Reed, 1920

Famous Birthdays

  • Bray Wyatt was born.
  • Joan Collins was born.
  • James Charles was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • John D. Rockefeller died.
  • Bonnie Parker died.
  • Owen Hart died.

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