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

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

  • 0635K'inich Kan Bahlam II, Mayan king (d. 702)
  • 0675Perumbidugu Mutharaiyar II, King of Mutharaiyar dynasty, Tamil Nadu, India
  • 1052Philip I of France (d. 1108)
  • 1100Emperor Qinzong of Song (d. 1161)
  • 1127Uijong of Goryeo, Korean monarch of the Goryeo dynasty (d. 1173)
  • 1330Gongmin of Goryeo, Korean ruler (d. 1374)
  • 1586Paul Siefert, German composer and organist (d. 1666)

1601–1900

1901–present

Deaths

Pre-1600

1601–1900

  • 1662John Gauden, English bishop (b. 1605)
  • 1670Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1610)
  • 1691Adrien Auzout, French astronomer and instrument maker (b. 1622)
  • 1701William Kidd, Scottish pirate (b. 1645)
  • 1749Abraham ben Abraham, Polish martyr (b. 1700)
  • 1752William Bradford, English-American printer (b. 1663)
  • 1754John Wood, the Elder, English architect, designed The Circus and Queen Square (b. 1704)
  • 1783James Otis, Jr., American lawyer and politician (b. 1725)
  • 1813Géraud Duroc, French general and diplomat (b. 1772)
  • 1815Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg, American clergyman and botanist (b. 1753)
  • 1841Franz Xaver von Baader, German philosopher and theologian (b. 1765)
  • 1855Charles Robert Malden, English lieutenant and explorer (b. 1797)
  • 1857Augustin-Louis Cauchy, French mathematician and academic (b. 1789)
  • 1868Kit Carson, American general (b. 1809)
  • 1886Leopold von Ranke, German historian and academic (b. 1795)
  • 1893Anton von Schmerling, Austrian politician (b. 1805)
  • 1895Franz Ernst Neumann, German mineralogist, physicist, and mathematician (b. 1798)

1901–present

  • 1906Henrik Ibsen, Norwegian director, playwright, and poet (b. 1828)
  • 1908François Coppée, French poet and author (b. 1842)
  • 1920Svetozar Boroević, Croatian-Austrian field marshal (b. 1856)
  • 1921August Nilsson, Swedish shot putter and tug of war competitor (b. 1872)
  • 1934Clyde Barrow, American criminal (b. 1909)
  • 1934 – Mihkel Martna, Estonian journalist and politician (b. 1860)
  • 1934 – Bonnie Parker, American criminal (b. 1910)
  • 1937John D. Rockefeller, American businessman and philanthropist, founded the Standard Oil Company and Rockefeller University (b. 1839)
  • 1938Frederick Ruple, Swiss-American painter (b. 1871)
  • 1942Panagiotis Toundas, Greek composer and conductor (b. 1886)
  • 1945Heinrich Himmler, German commander and politician, Reich Minister of the Interior (b. 1900)
  • 1947Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz, Swiss author and poet (b. 1878)
  • 1949Jan Frans De Boever, Belgian painter and illustrator (b. 1872)
  • 1956Gustav Suits, Latvian-Estonian poet and politician (b. 1883)
  • 1960Georges Claude, French engineer and inventor, created Neon lighting (b. 1870)
  • 1962Louis Coatalen, French engineer (b. 1879)
  • 1963August Jakobson, Estonian author and politician (b. 1904)
  • 1965David Smith, American sculptor (b. 1906)
  • 1975Moms Mabley, American comedian and actor (b. 1894)
  • 1979S. Selvanayagam, Sri Lankan geographer and academic (b. 1932)
  • 1981Gene Green, American baseball player (b. 1933)
  • 1981 – Rayner Heppenstall, English author and poet (b. 1911)
  • 1981 – George Jessel, American actor, singer, and producer (b. 1898)
  • 1981 – David Lewis, Belarusian-Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1909)
  • 1986Sterling Hayden, American actor (b. 1916)
  • 1989Georgy Tovstonogov, Russian director and producer (b. 1915)
  • 1989 – Karl Koch, German computer hacker (b. 1965)
  • 1991Wilhelm Kempff, German pianist and composer (b. 1895)
  • 1991 – Jean Van Houtte, Belgian academic and politician, 50th Prime Minister of Belgium (b. 1907)
  • 1991 – Fletcher Markle, Canadian director, screenwriter, and producer (b. 1921)
  • 1992Kostas Davourlis, Greek footballer (b. 1948)
  • 1992 – Giovanni Falcone, Italian lawyer and judge (b. 1939)
  • 1994Olav Hauge, Norwegian poet (b. 1908)
  • 1996Kronid Lyubarsky, Russian journalist and activist (b. 1934)
  • 1998Telford Taylor, American general and lawyer (b. 1908)
  • 1999Owen Hart, Canadian-American wrestler (b. 1965)
  • 2002Big Bill Neidjie, Australian activist and last speaker of the Gaagudju language (b. c. 1920)
  • 2002 – Sam Snead, American golfer and journalist (b. 1912)
  • 2006Lloyd Bentsen, American colonel and politician, 69th United States Secretary of the Treasury (b. 1921)
  • 2006 – Kazimierz Górski, Polish footballer and manager (b. 1921)
  • 2008Iñaki Ochoa de Olza, Spanish mountaineer (b. 1967)
  • 2008 – Utah Phillips, American singer-songwriter and poet (b. 1935)
  • 2009Roh Moo-hyun, South Korean soldier and politician, 9th President of South Korea (b. 1946)
  • 2010José Lima, Dominican-American baseball player (b. 1972)
  • 2010 – Simon Monjack, English director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1970)
  • 2011Xavier Tondo, Spanish cyclist (b. 1978)[19]
  • 2012Paul Fussell, American historian, author, and academic (b. 1924)
  • 2013Epy Guerrero, Dominican baseball player, coach, and scout (b. 1942)
  • 2013 – Hayri Kozakçıoğlu, Turkish police officer and politician, 15th Governor of Istanbul Province (b. 1938)
  • 2013 – Georges Moustaki, Egyptian-French singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1934)
  • 2013 – Flynn Robinson, American basketball player (b. 1941)
  • 2014Mikhail Egorovich Alekseev, Russian linguist and academic (b. 1949)
  • 2014 – Madhav Mantri, Indian cricketer (b. 1921)
  • 2015Anne Meara, American actress, comedian and playwright (b. 1929)
  • 2015 – Aleksey Mozgovoy, Ukrainian sergeant (b. 1975)
  • 2015 – Alicia Nash, Salvadoran-American physicist and engineer (b. 1933)
  • 2015 – John Forbes Nash, Jr., American mathematician and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1928)
  • 2017Roger Moore, English actor (b. 1927)
  • 2020Hana Kimura, Japanese professional wrestler (b. 1997)[20]
  • 2021Ron Hill, English long-distance runner (b. 1938)[21]
  • 2021 – Eric Carle, American children's book designer, illustrator, and writer best known for The Very Hungry Caterpillar (b. 1929)[22]

Holidays and observances

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