On This Day

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 battleVictory in Battle

US captures leader of Filipino rebels, Emilio Aguinaldo

Revolutionary and 1st President of the Philippines Emilio Aguinaldo
Revolutionary and 1st President of the Philippines
Emilio Aguinaldo

Famous Birthdays

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

About May 23, 1901

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini