On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 2008

Historical Events

  • The International Court of Justice (ICJ) awards Middle Rocks to Malaysia and Pedra Branca (Pulau Batu Puteh) to Singapore, ending a 29-year territorial dispute between the two countries.

Famous Deaths

  • David Mitton, British television director (b. 1939)
2008 Highlights

About May 23, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini