May 23 | On this Day

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2015 American mathematician and economist John Forbes Nash, Jr. died. Death day
2002 Golfer from United States, Sam Snead died. Death day
1995 Chess grandmaster from Venezuela, Jose Rafael Gascon Del Nogal was born. Birthday
1992 Chess grandmaster from China, Liu Qingnan was born. Birthday
1992 Chess grandmaster from Cuba, Yasser Quesada Perez was born. Birthday
1986 Chess grandmaster from Philippines, John Paul Gomez was born. Birthday
1984 Hollywood film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom was released in theaters. This is one of the highest grossing movies. Release Date
1972 Chess grandmaster from Germany, Michael Bezold was born. Birthday
1971 Chess grandmaster from Ukraine, Sergei Krivoshey was born. Birthday
1971 Aviogenex Flight 130 aircraft incident at Omišalj, SR Croatia, Yugoslavia, killed 78 people. Man-Made Disaster
1967 Chess grandmaster from Russia, Viktor Varavin was born. Birthday
1962 Chess grandmaster from United States, Igor Novikov was born. Birthday
1961 American businessman Richard B. Handler was born. Birthday
1960 French engineer and inventor Georges Claude died. Death day
1958 Astronaut from Germany, Thomas Reiter was born. Birthday
1951 Chess grandmaster from Russia, Anatoly Karpov was born. Birthday
1951 Greek politician Antonis Samaras was born. Birthday
1946 Golfer from Australia, David Graham was born. Birthday
1944 Australian tennis player John Newcombe was born. Birthday
1934 Golfer from United States, Mason Rudolph was born. Birthday
1934 American engineer Robert Moog was born. Birthday
1931 American pathologist Aldred Scott Warthin died. Death day
1930 Chess grandmaster from Serbia, Aleksandar Matanović was born. Birthday
1925 American molecular biologist Joshua Lederberg was born. Birthday
1918 English cricketer Denis Compton was born. Birthday
1908 American physicist John Bardeen was born. Birthday
1908 American physicist John Bardeen was born. Birthday
1908 American physicist and electrical engineer John Bardeen was born. Birthday
1891 Swedish author Par Lagerkvist was born. Birthday
1865 Brazilian politician Epitacio Pessoa was born. Birthday
1848 German Engineer Otto Lilienthal was born. Birthday
1817 Mexican politician Manuel Robles Pezuela was born. Birthday
1800 Mexican politician Romulo Diaz de la Vega was born. Birthday
1707 Swedish botanist and physician Carl Linnaeus was born. Birthday
1555 Papacy of Pope Paul IV began. Papacy began
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