On a day like today, a May 23, 2011 Exhume the remains of Chilean President Salvador Allende at the request of her daughter, Senator Isabel Allende, and by order of Judge Mario Carroza, to open an expert inquiry to determine the circumstances of her death. Salvador Allende died on September 11, 1973 during the military coup led by Augusto Pinochet, and the autopsy seeks to clarify whether he committed suicide or was killed during the attack on the La Moneda presidential palace.
Likewise on May 23, but in 1992the judge more Italy’s popular anti-mafia Giovanni Falcone dies in an attack along with his wife and three bodyguards while passing over 500 kilos of explosives in his car on a highway in Palermo. He tried to dismantle the “Cosa Nostra” and banked 41 capos and 400 “soldiers” in the largest trial against the Mafia. He stated that he did not want to have children in order not to leave orphans.
You want to know more? Discover the ephemeris of May 23 and see what happened, who was born on a day like today and who died. Also, don’t miss what’s celebrated, today’s horoscope and saints.
What happened on May 23?
1934: Outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are gunned down by police officers in Louisiana, USA.
1949: The Basic Law of the Federal Republic of Germany (Constitution) is enacted.
1974: The first Airbus, the A300, enters service with Air France on the Paris-London route.
1980: Vitoria is proclaimed the capital of the Basque Community by the Euskadi Parliament.
1994: ETA assassinates Lieutenant Miguel Peralta in Madrid with a bomb attached to his car.
2015: Beatification of Monsignor Óscar Arnulfo Romero in San Salvador.
2020: The car rental company Hertz files for bankruptcy in the United States
2021: A cable car crash in the northern Italian region of Piedmont kills 14 and seriously injures a child.
Who was born on May 23?
1930: Jordi Solé Tura, Spanish politician and one of the drafters of the Constitution.
1933: Joan Collins, British actress.
1951: Anatoly Karpov, Russian chess player.
1965: Manuel Sanchís Hontiyuelo, Spanish footballer.
1972: Rubens Barichello, Brazilian Formula 1 driver.
1974: Monica Naranjo, Spanish singer.
Who died on May 23?
1627: Luis de Gongora y Argote, Spanish poet.
1842: José de Espronceda, Spanish poet.
1906: Henrik Ibsen, Norwegian playwright.
1937: John D. Rockefeller, American businessman.
2008: Cornell Capa, American photographer.
2013: Georges Mustaki, Greek singer.
2017: Roger Moore, 89, British actor.
2021: Cristóbal Halffter, 91, Spanish composer and conductor.
What is celebrated on May 23rd?
Today, May 23, the World Melanoma Day.
Horoscope for May 23
Those born on May 23 are among the Star sign Gemini.
Santoral May 23
Today, May 23rd, is celebrated Saints Desiderio, Florencio, Eutiquio, Basilio, Lucio and Quinciano.