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 This day in History - May 23
444 Historic Events for May 23
1901

35th Belmont: H Spencer aboard Commando wins in 2:21

Event
1901

Indians score 9 runs after 2 outs in 9th to beat Senators 14-13

Event
1901

Ottawa Mint Act receives Royal Assent

Event
1901

Edmund Rubbra, Northampton England, composer (Morning Watch) [or 3/23]

Birth
1901

US captures leader of Philippine rebels, Emilio Aguinaldo

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1902

Mark Lothar, composer

Birth
1903

1st automobile trip across US from SF to NY, ended April 1

Event
1903

Walter Reisch, US, screenwriter (Ninotchka, Gaslight, Titanic)

Birth
1903

1st direct primary election law in US adopted, by Wisconsin

Event
1905

Martinus W van AA Meerbeke, head-editor (Time), dies at 75

Death
1906

Henrik Johan Ibsen, Norwegian playwright (Doll House), dies at 78

Death
1906

Hellmuth Christian Wolff, composer

Birth
1907

Kenneth Allen, engineer

Birth
1907

Matthew Campbell, British senior civil servant

Birth
1908

Part of Great White Fleet arrives in Puget Sound, Wash

Event
1908

Dirigible explodes over SF Bay, 16 passengers fall, none die

Event
1908

Max Abramovitz, US architect (Lincoln Center, UN Building)

Birth
1908

John Bardeen, US, physicist (transistor, Nobel 1956, 1972)

Birth
1908

Christian GK Ba‰ta, Togolese chairman (International Mission Council)

Birth
1908

Fran‡ois Copp‚e, French poet, dies

Death
1909

Edwin Arrowsmith, diplomat

Birth
1910

Artie Shaw, [Arthur Arshawsky], NYC, bandleader (Come'on my House)

Birth
1910

Franz Jozef Kline, US expressionist painter

Birth
1910

Hugh Casson CH, architect

Birth
1910

Scatman Crothers, [Benjamin], Terre Haute IN, actor (Zapped, Shining)

Birth