What Happened on May 23, 1951

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Peter Ustinov's "Love of Four Colonels" premieres in London
  • Seventeen Point Agreement for the Peaceful Liberation of Tibet signed in Beijing, formally establishes Chinese sovereignty over Tibet

Famous Birthdays

  • Anatoli Karpov, USSR, world chess champion (1975-85)
  • Antonis Samaras, Greek politician
  • Judy Rodman, country singer (Girls Ride Horses Too), born in Riverside, California