On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1920

Day of the Week: Sunday

Article: President Falls From Grace

Historical Events

  • Pope Benedictus XV publishes encyclical Pacem Dei

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen O'Connell, Lima Ohio, singer (Green Eyes, Anapola)
  • Sid Melton [Sidney Meltzer], American actor (Green Acres, The Danny Thomas Show), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Svetozar Boroević, Austro-Hungarian field marshal, dies at 63