On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1868

Famous Deaths


Person of interestKit Carson

Kit Carson, American frontiersman, Indian fighter and army officer, dies of an aortic aneurysm at 58

Frontiersman Kit Carson
Frontiersman
Kit Carson

1868 Highlights

About May 23, 1868

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini