May 23, 1934 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

American outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow - Bonnie and Clyde - are killed by police in an ambush near Sailes, Louisiana

Bank Robber Clyde Barrow
Bank Robber
Clyde Barrow
American Outlaw Bonnie Parker
American Outlaw
Bonnie Parker
  • The Auto-Lite Strike culminates in the "Battle of Toledo", a five-day melĂ©e between 1,300 troops of the Ohio National Guard and 6,000 picketers.

Birthdays in History

  • Malcolm Gill, deputy head (Bank for Intl Settlements)
  • Robert A Moog, inventor (Moog Synthesizer)
  • Robert Moog, American engineer (Moog synthesizer, Moog Music), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Bonnie Parker, American outlaw (Bonnie & Clyde), killed in police ambush in Louisiana at 23

American Outlaw Bonnie Parker
American Outlaw
Bonnie Parker

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Clyde Barrow, American outlaw (Bonnie & Clyde), killed in police ambush in Louisiana at 25

Bank Robber Clyde Barrow
Bank Robber
Clyde Barrow