On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1891

Famous Birthdays

  • Pär Lagerkvist, Swedish writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1974)

Famous Deaths

  • Ignace Leybach, French pianist and composer, dies at 73
1891 Highlights

About May 23, 1891

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini