23. May

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The May 23 is the 143rd day of the Gregorian calendar (the 144th in leap years ), thus remain still 222 days until the end of the year.

Historic anniversaries
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8th 9 10 11 12 13 14th
15th 16 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st
22nd 23 24 25th 26th 27 28
29 30th 31

Events

Politics and world events

1040: Battle of Dandanaqan
1493: Treaty of Senlis
1498: Girolamo Savonarola is executed
1547: Battle of Drakenburg
1568: Battle of Heiligerlee
1618: Prague lintel
1706: Battle of Ramillies
1863: Ferdinand Lassalle
1873: North West Mounted Police
1945: Himmler after his suicide
1949: Preamble to the Basic Law
1997: Mohammad Chātami
2008: Union of South American Nations
  • 2008 : In the Brazilian capital, Brasília , the founding charter of the Union of South American Nations is signed by all independent states of South America . The aim of the agreement is to fight against “inequality, social exclusion, hunger, poverty and insecurity”. An integration comparable to that of the European Union is to be achieved by 2025 . A common currency, parliament and passports are planned.
  • 2015 : On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Italy's entry into the First World War , the Italian government under Prime Minister Matteo Renzi orders all public buildings to be flagged. The South Tyrolean governor Arno Kompatscher then declared that this would not be followed in South Tyrol.

economy

1829: accordion
2006: 7 World Trade Centers

science and technology

Culture

1895: New York Public Library
  • 1895 : The New York attorney John Bigelow merges the financially troubled Astor and Lenox libraries with the fortune of the late politician Samuel J. Tilden , who ordered the establishment of a library in New York City in his estate. The result is The New York Public Library , Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations .
1912: Börsenblatt No. 118
1930: Shooting of the Western Front in 1918

society

1934: The car in which Bonnie and Clyde were shot
Recording of the "gong" from around 1988

religion

1555: Paul IV.
  • 1555 : The 79-year-old Gian Pietro Carafa is elected Pope to succeed Marcellus II , who died on May 1st, and takes the name Paul IV .
  • 1844 : The Bab proclaims to be the promised one of all religions and the harbinger of a greater divine messenger than himself. This date is considered to be the founding date of Babism .
  • 1887 : Pope Leo XIII. ends the Kulturkampf in the German Empire . The church accepts, among other things, civil marriage, state school supervision and the political ban on priests.
1920: Benedict XV.

Disasters

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Sports

1909: SC Hakoah Vienna (logo)

Born

Before the 18th century

18th century

Carl von Linné (* 1707)

19th century

1801-1850

Margaret Fuller (* 1810)
Justus Brinckmann (* 1843)

1851-1900

Harry Graf Kessler (* 1868)
Max Herrmann-Neisse (* 1886)
Felix Steiner (* 1896)

20th century

1901-1925

John Bardeen (* 1908)
Alicia de Larrocha (* 1923)

1926-1950

Dieter Hildebrandt (* 1927)
Joan Collins (born 1933)
Rupert Scholz (* 1937)
José Pastoriza (* 1942)

1951-1975

Anatoly Karpov (* 1951)
Ursula Plassnik (* 1956)
Ruth Metzler (* 1964)
Rubens Barrichello (* 1972)

1976-2000

Adil Shamasdin (* 1982)
Lena Meyer-Landrut (* 1991)

Died

Before the 16th century

Hasan-i Sabbāh († 1124)
Girolamo Savonarola († 1498)

16th to 18th century

Gottfrieg Fiebig († 1646)

19th century

Géraud Christophe Michel Duroc († 1813)
Augustin-Louis Cauchy († 1857)
Leopold von Ranke († 1886)

20th century

1901-1950

Henrik Ibsen († 1906)
John D. Rockefeller († 1937)

1951-2000

Julius Buckler († 1960)
Atahualpa Yupanqui († 1992)

21st century

Kazimierz Górski († 2006)
John Forbes Nash Jr. († 2015)

Holidays and memorial days

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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