May 23, 1900 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Associated Press News Service forms in NY
  • William Harvey Carney becomes the first African-American soldier awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Civil War at the Battle of Fort Wagner

Birthdays in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Hans Frank, German Nazi war criminal (occupied Poland) who was executed at Nuremberg, born in Karlsruhe, Baden, German Empire (d. 1946)

Lawyer Hans Frank
Hans Frank