What Happened on May 23, 1900

Historical Events

  • Associated Press News Service forms in NY
  • William Harvey Carney becomes the first African-American soldier awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Civil War at the Battle of Fort Wagner

Famous Birthdays

Hans FrankHans Frank (1900-1946)

German Nazi war criminal (occupied Poland) who was executed at Nuremberg, born in Karlsruhe, Baden, German Empire

  • Ralph Dunn, American actor (Mr Rudge-Norby), born in Titusville, Pennsylvania (d. 1968)
Born in 1900

About May 23, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 123 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini