On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 2018

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Hamburg, Germany, becomes the first city to ban diesel cars on some roads
  • NFL owners approve new NFL national anthem policy whereby players required to stand if they choose to be on the field for pre-game presentations

Famous Deaths

  • Homer Neal, African-American particle physicist, dies of a stroke at 75
  • László Tábori, Hungarian middle/long distance runner (1,500m world record 1955), dies at 86