Check out below about Today in History India 23 May in Indian history or May 23 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 23 May in Indian history, falls the birthdays and death anniversaries of various well-known people of India. You would also find out about events that happened that make it to the list of today special day in India.
Today’s Historical Events on May 23
1829, 23rd May: Cyrill Damien patented the accordion.
1951, 23rd May: Tibet signed a 17-point agreement with China for the peaceful liberation of Tibet.
1956, 23rd May: A bill to nationalize the life insurance business was passed.
1984, 23rd May: Bachendri Pal became the first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak.
1995, 23rd May: The first edition of the Java programming language was released.
2008, 23rd May: India successfully test-fired the missile Prithvi-2.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on May 23
1052: Philip I, the king of France.
1707: Carl Linnaeus, a Swedish botanist, zoologist, and physician.
1919: Maharani Gayatri Devi, the third Maharani consort of Jaipur.
1926: P. Govinda Pillai, an Indian veteran Communist Party leader.
1942: K. Raghavendra Rao, an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter, and choreographer.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on May 23
1884: Surendra Sai, an Indian freedom fighter.
1906: Henrik Ibsen, a Norwegian playwright and theatre director.
1937: John Davison Rockefeller Sr, an American business magnate, and philanthropist.
1960: Georges Claude, a French engineer, and inventor.