What Happened on May 23, 1901

Historical Events

  • 35th Belmont: H Spencer aboard Commando wins in 2:21
  • Ottawa Mint Act receives Royal Assent

Victory in Battle

US captures leader of Filipino rebels, Emilio Aguinaldo

Famous Birthdays

  • Edmund Rubbra, English composer (Morning Watch), born in Semilong, Northampton, England (d. 1986)
1901 Highlights

About May 23, 1901

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini