On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1991

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Last Cubans troops leave Angola
  • Phillie Tommy Greene no-hits Mont Expos, 2-0
  • San Diego Sockers win 4th consecutive Major Soccer League championship
  • US Supreme Court bars subsidized clinics from discussing abortion

Famous Deaths

  • Jean van Houte, Belgian premier, dies
  • Peter Trevenen Thwaites, British Brigadier General and playwright (Love or money), dies at 74
  • Wilhelm Kempff, German pianist and composer (b. 1895)
  • William Sinnot, Scottish pop musician (Shamen), dies at 30