On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1910

Famous Birthdays

  • Artie Shaw [Arthur Arshawsky], American bandleader, jazz clarinetist and actor ("Begin the Beguine"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • Benjamin "Scatman" Crothers, American singer, musician ("Television Blues"), and actor (Chico and the Man; The Shining), born in Terre Haute, Indiana (d. 1986)
  • Franz Jozef Kline, US expressionist painter
  • Hugh Casson CH, architect
  • Margaret Wise Brown, American author (d. 1952)
1910 Highlights

About May 23, 1910

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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