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 This day in History - May 23
444 Historic Events for May 23
1937

John Mazza, horse trainer

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1938

Peter Preston, editor (Guardian)

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1938

John R Miller, (Rep-R-WA, 1985- )

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1938

Philip Kleintjes, republic leader, dies at 70

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1939

Submarine Squalis sank off Portsmouth NH, 26 die

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1939

Hitler proclaims he wants to move into Poland

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1939

Dmitri Shostakovitch appointed professor at conservatory of Leningrad

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1939

British parliament plans to make Palestine independent by 1949

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1939

British decoration, George Cross, 1st presented

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1939

Ron Stevens, horse trainer

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1940

Paul Nizan, French journalist/writer (Ce Soir/Aden Arabia), dies at 35

Death
1940

1st great dogfight between Spitfires

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1940

Andrej N Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/son of Nikolai, dies

Death
1941

Jackson Hill, composer

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1941

Lord Herbert Austin, motor manufacturer, dies

Death
1941

Joe Louis beats Buddy Baer on DQ in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

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1941

Rudolf Harbig runs world record 1k (2:21.5)

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1941

Slavko Osterc, composer, dies at 45

Death
1943

In Dr Faustus, Serenus Zeitblom begins his bio of Adrian Leverkuhn

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1943

Thomas Mann begins writing his novel Dr Faustus

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1943

-24] 826 Allied bombers attack Dortmund

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1943

John Newcombe, Australia, tennis pro (Wimbledon 1967, 70, 71)

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1943

Lars-Ake Nilsson, diplomat

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1943

Norman Johnson, singer/songwriter

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1943

Peter Kenilorea, PM Solomon Islands

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