What Happened on May 23, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st great dogfight between Spitfires and Luftwaffe

Famous Deaths

  • Andrej N Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/son of Nikolai, dies
  • Paul Nizan, French journalist/writer (Ce Soir/Aden Arabia), dies at 35