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 This day in History - May 23
444 Historic Events for May 23
1928

Bomb attack on Italians embassy in Buenos Aires, 22 die

Event
1929

Joe Modise, South African commandant of Umkhonto we Sizwe (1965- )

Birth
1929

Ulla Jacobson, Swedish actress (One Summer of Happiness)

Birth
1930

Richard Anuszkiewicz, Erie, Pa, painter

Birth
1931

Barbara Barrie, Chicago, actress (Breaking Away, Barney Miller)

Birth
1931

Jos‚ Telles Da Concei‡ao, Brazil, high jumper (Olympic-bronze-1952)

Birth
1931

Whipsnade Zoo opens in Whipsnade Beds England

Event
1932

John Lyons, Cambridge England, Master (Trinity Hall)

Birth
1932

Sir Hubert Ferdinand Opperman sets 24 hr record of 860 mi, 367 yds

Event
1932

James Lester, MP

Birth
1933

Gerrit J M Braks, Dutch minister of agriculture and land and fishing (CDA)

Birth
1933

Joan Henrietta Collins, London, actress (Alexis-Dynasty, Bitch)

Birth
1933

Bruce A Peterson, US test pilot (M2, HL-10)

Birth
1934

Robert A Moog, inventor (Moog Synthesizer)

Birth
1934

Wallace Carothers manufactures 1st nylon (polymeer 66)

Event
1934

Malcolm Gill, deputy head (Bank for Intl Settlements)

Birth
1934

Bonnie Parker, outlaw (Bonnie and Clyde), killed in police ambush

Death
1934

Clyde Barrow, outlaw (Bonnie and Clyde), killed in police ambush

Death
1935

Juliet Campbell, British ambassador (to Luxembourg)

Birth
1935

Lord Grenfell, head of External affairs European office, world bank

Birth
1935

1st scheduled night game, postponed due to rain (Cincinnati)

Event
1936

Charles Kimbrough, actor (Murphy Brown)

Birth
1936

Douglas John Gorman, businessman

Birth
1936

Robert Sangster, horse owner/trainer

Birth
1937

John Davison Rockfeller, industrialist, dies at 97 in Ormond Beach Fla

Death