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.