What Happened on May 23, 1813

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

South American independence leader Simón Bolívar enters Mérida, leading the invasion of Venezuela, and is proclaimed El Libertador ("The Liberator")

Military and Political Leader Simón Bolívar
Military and Political Leader
Simón Bolívar

Famous Birthdays

  • Mason Brayman, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1895)

Famous Deaths

  • Geraud Duroc, French general (b. 1772)