On This Day

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

  • Anatoly Karpov, Russian chess player (world champion 1975-85, 93-99), born in Zlatoust, Russia
  • Antonis Samaras, Greek politician
  • Don Warrington [Donald Williams], Trinidadian-born British actor (Rising Damp), born in Trinidad
  • Judy Rodman, country singer (Girls Ride Horses Too), born in Riverside, California