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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in May 1923.
The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Bonar Law (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on May 1923: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1923?


Events

  • 01 May 1923 Rahula College is established in Ceylon with the name of quotParakramabhahu Vidyalayaquot.
  • 02 May 1923 Senator Walter Johnson pitches his 100th shutout, beats New York Yankees 3-0.
  • 03 May 1923 First nonstop transcontinental flight (New York-San Diego) completed.
  • 04 May 1923 New York state revokes Prohibition law.
  • 07 May 1923 Mine strike at Belgian Borinage railroad.
  • 11 May 1923 10 HRs hit in Phillies 20-14 victory over St. Louis Cardinals
  • 12 May 1923 49th Preakness: Benny Marinelli aboard Vigil wins in 1:53.6.
  • 13 May 1923 Pulitzer prize awarded to Willa Carter (One of Ours)
  • 15 May 1923 Cooperation of Dutch Molen forms
  • 17 May 1923 Fire during closing day ceremonies at Grover Cleveland School (SC)
  • 19 May 1923 KPD (communist revolts) in German Ruhr cities occupied by Allies.
  • 20 May 1923 Stanley Baldwin, becomes Prime Minister of the UK
  • 22 May 1923 Stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier.
  • 23 May 1923 1st flight of Sabena: Brussel-Lympne, Great Britain
  • 24 May 1923 The Irish Civil War ends.
  • 25 May 1923 Britain recognizes Transjordan with Abdullah as its leader.
  • 26 May 1923 Socialist Workers Youth International forms in Hamburg, Germany.
  • 27 May 1923 The Ku Klux Klan in the United States defies a law requiring publication of its members.
  • 28 May 1923 Attorney General says it is legal for women to wear trousers anywhere
  • 31 May 1923 China and the USSR exchange diplomats

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in May 1923?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - The Okeh Laughing Record
  2. - Love Sends a Little Gift of Roses
  3. - Tiger Rag
  4. - Faded Love Letters
  5. - Wonderful One

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner

The Truman Show

The Truman Show

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich

Country: United States of America

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Country: United States of America

Day for Night

Day for Night

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Léaud, François Truffaut, Valentina Cortese

Country: United States of America

The Celebration

The Celebration

Directed by: Thomas Vinterberg

Starring: Ulrich Thomsen, Henning Moritzen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Paprika Steen