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 This day in History - May 23
444 Historic Events for May 23
1983

Radio Moscow announcer Vladimir Danchev praises Afghanistan Muslims standing up to Russia; he is removed from the air

Event
1983

Albert Claude, Belgian biologist (Nobel 1974), dies at 84

Death
1984

Anderlecht wins 13th UEFA Cup at London

Event
1984

Detroit Tigers win AL record tying 16th straight road game

Event
1984

Adam Wylie, actor (Picket Fences)

Birth
1986

US and West Europeans veto heavier sanctions against South Africa

Event
1986

Sterling Hayden, actor (Blue and Gray), dies at 70

Death
1987

Karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen), dies at 86

Death
1988

David Schoenbrun, CBS broadcast bureau head (Wash, Paris), dies at 73

Death
1988

Maryland stops sale of cheap pistols on Jan 1, 1990

Event
1989

3rd American Comedy Award: Paula Poundstone

Event
1989

Angela Visser, 22, of Holland, crowned 38th Miss Universe

Event
1989

Lincoln Square in Bronx named

Event
1989

Cleve loses and drop to 21-22, this is the latest a sub .500 team is in 1st place (AL East)

Event
1990

A C Milan wins 35th Europe Cup 1 at Vienna

Event
1990

Cost of rescuing savings and loan failures is put at up to $130 billion

Event
1990

NY Yankees hit 6 home runs to beat Minn Twins 12-0

Event
1990

Rocky Graziano, boxer/writer/actor (Mr Rock and Roll), dies

Death
1990

Dow Jones avg hits a record 2,856.26

Event
1991

William Sinnot, Scottish pop musician (Shamen), dies at 30

Death
1991

Peter T Thwaites, British brig-gen/playwright (Love or money), dies

Death
1991

Last Cubans troops leave Angola

Event
1991

Jean van Houte, Belgian premier, dies

Death
1991

San Diego Sockers win 4th consecutive Major Soccer League championship

Event
1991

Phillie Tommy Greene no-hits Mont Expos, 2-0

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