On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1867

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jesse James gang robs bank in Richmond, Missouri (2 die, $4,000 taken)

Outlaw Jesse James
Outlaw
Jesse James

Famous Deaths

  • Archibald Alison, Scottish historian, dies at 74
1867 Highlights

About May 23, 1867

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 152 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini