May 23, 1981 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Barcelona fascists take 200 people hostage
  • NASA launches Intelsat V satellite, no. 501

Deaths in History

  • David Lewis, Canadian labour lawyer and politician (b. 1909)
  • George Jessel, US comic/toastmaster (Diary of Young Comic), dies at 83
  • Rayner Heppenstall, English novelist (d. 1911)