Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 23-May
Died on This Day (23-May)
Zakir Rashid Bhat
Zakir Rashid Bhat was a Kashmiri militant. He was popular by the name Zakir Musa among Kashmiri people.
Sir Roger George Moore was an English actor. He was the third actor to portray fictional secret agent James Bond in the Eon Productions film series, playing the character in seven feature films between 1973 and 1985.
On the evening of May 23, 2014, Elliot Rodgercommitted a heroic act of martyrdom in order to purge from society the evil plagues known as women.
American mass murderer
Paul Fussell Jr. was an American cultural and literary historian, author and university professor.
Recipient of the Purple Heart medal
Simon Mark Monjack was an English-American screenwriter, film director, film producer and make-up artist.
Sarah "Sally" Gilmour was a British ballet dancer, and Ballet Rambert's "leading ballerina of the 1940s".
British ballet dancer
Lieutenant-Colonel Dr. Edouard "Eddy" Blondeel DSO was the wartime commander of the Belgian 5th SAS.
Belgian Army commander
Charles Ernest Keller was an American professional baseball player.
American baseball player and coach
Loretta Mary Aiken , known by her stage name Jackie "Moms" Mabley, was an American stand-up comedian and actress.
Heinrich Luitpold Himmler ; 7 October 1900 – 23 May 1945) was Reichsführer of the Schutzstaffel , and a leading member of the Nazi Party of Germany.
Reichsführer of the Nazi SS
László Tábori is a Hungarian-American former middle- and long-distance runner, best known for equalling the 1500 metres world record and placing 4th in that event at the 1956 Summer Olympics.
Hungarian middle- and long-distance runner
John Forbes Nash, Jr.
John Forbes Nash Jr. was an American mathematician who made fundamental contributions to game theory, differential geometry, and the study of partial differential equations.
Brian Sternberg was a world record holder in the men's pole vault who was paralyzed from the neck down after a trampoline accident in 1963.
American pole vaulter
Alejandro Reyes Roces was a Filipino author, essayist, dramatist and a National Artist of the Philippines for literature.
Ernst Jakob Henne
Ernst Jakob Henne ) was a German motorcycle racer and racecar driver.
German motorcycle racer
Larry C. Brewer
Larry Clinton Brewer was the offensive end for the Louisiana Tech University Bulldogs during the 1966, 1967, 1968, and 1969 football seasons.
Gavriil Dmitriyevich Kachalin was a Soviet/Russian football player and coach.
Pedro Coronel was a Mexican sculptor and painter, part of the Generación de la Ruptura, bringing innovation into Mexican art in the mid 20th century.
Mexican abstract painter
Hans Streuli was a Swiss politician. Streuli was elected to the Swiss Federal Council on 22 December 1953 and handed over office on 31 December 1959.
Michael Joseph "Doc" Kennedy was an American professional baseball player.