23 May It Happened Today

1498  Italian religious reformer, Girolamo Savonarola is hanger for heresy.

1883  Birth of American actor Douglas Fairbanks.

1934  Legendary bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are killed in a police ambush in Louisiana.

1945  Heinrich Himmler, former leader of the Nazi SS, commits suicide.

1960  Wanted war criminal Adolf Eichmann is captured by Mossad agents in Argentina.

1990  Death of American former world boxing champion Rocky Graziano.

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