On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1910

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

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