What Happened on May 23, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Weddings

  • Grammy-winning Spanish pop star Alejandro Sanz (43) weds longtime girlfriend Raquel Perera (37) in Barcelona

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Lesniewski, American Easy Company, soldier in 101st Airborne, dies at 91
  • Paul Fussell, American historian, dies from natural causes at 88