On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 2015

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 60th Eurovision Song Contest: Mans Zelmerlow for Sweden wins singing "Heroes" in Vienna

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Meara, American comedian and actress (Stiller & Meara, Archie's Place, The Other Woman), mother of Ben Stiller, dies at 85
  • John Carter, American actor (Scarface, The Hoax, Badlands, Max-Falcon Crest), dies at 87

Person of interestJohn Nash

John Nash, American mathematician (subject of movie "A Beautiful Mind") and Nobel laureate, dies in a car crash at 86

Mathematician and Economist John Nash
Mathematician and Economist
John Nash