Historical Events on May 23 (Part 2)

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  • 2008 The International Court of Justice (ICJ) awards Middle Rocks to Malaysia and Pedra Branca (Pulau Batu Puteh) to Singapore, ending a 29-year territorial dispute between the two countries.
  • 2010 NHL Western Conference Finals: Chicago Black Hawks beat San Jose Sharks, 4 games to 0
  • 2010 63rd Cannes Film Festival: "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives" directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul wins the Palme d'Or

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2013 Patrick Roy is named head coach of the Colorado Avalanche, his former team where he won two Stanley Cups

NHL Goalie and Coach Patrick Roy
NHL Goalie and Coach
Patrick Roy
  • 2014 Russia and China veto the U.N. Security Council resolution to establish an International Criminal Court for war crimes in Syria
  • 2015 60th Eurovision Song Contest: Mans Zelmerlow for Sweden wins singing "Heroes" in Vienna
  • 2016 Chinese archaeologists announce findings of earliest use of barley in China to make beer, Shaanxi province 3400-2900 BC