On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 2014

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

"Pauline" a chamber opera by Margaret Atwood and Tobin Stokes premieres at the York Theatre in Vancouver

  • Russia and China veto the U.N. Security Council resolution to establish an International Criminal Court for war crimes in Syria

Famous Deaths

  • Mona Freeman, American actress, dies at 87