Today: May 23rd, 2022.

Today's date falls on a Monday. It is day 143 of 2022. The decade is the 2020s.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

On This Day

On this day.

Events that occur / occurred today.

  • Joe Biden tells reporters that the US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • Week Number: We are currently in Week 21 of 2022.
  • Leap Year: 2022 is NOT a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1653260400.

On this day: 23rd of May.

Events that have occurred on the 23rd of May.

  • May 23rd, 1934: Bonnie and Clyde are killed in a police ambush.
  • May 23rd, 1937: American business magnate John D. Rockefeller passes away at the age of 97.
  • May 23rd, 1960: Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann is captured by Mossad agents in Buenos Aires.
  • May 23rd, 1980: The Shining (1980) is released in cinemas.
  • May 23rd, 1980: NBA player Terry Furlow dies in a car accident in Linndale, Ohio.
  • May 23rd, 1984: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) is released.
  • May 23rd, 1986: The film Cobra (1986), starring Chuck Norris, is released in cinemas.
  • May 23rd, 1986: Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986) is released.
  • May 23rd, 1990: Football: A.C Milan win the European Cup after defeating Benfica 1-0.
  • May 23rd, 1994: The last episode of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" is aired.
  • May 23rd, 1995: The final episode of Full House is aired.
  • May 23rd, 1995: The first version of MySQL is released.
  • May 23rd, 1997: Puff Daddy releases his single "I'll Be Missing You".
  • May 23rd, 1997: The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) is released.
  • May 23rd, 1999: The final episode of "Sister, Sister" is aired.
  • May 23rd, 1999: WWF wrestler Owen Hart dies after falling during a live show.
  • May 23rd, 2000: Hugh Grant and Elizabeth Hurley announce that they have ended their relationship.
  • May 23rd, 2000: The Smashing Pumpkins announce that they will be breaking up at the end of 2000.
  • May 23rd, 2000: Eminem releases his album The Marshall Mathers LP.
  • May 23rd, 2001: Football: German side Bayern Munich win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Valencia on penalties.
  • May 23rd, 2003: Bruce Almighty (2003) is released.
  • May 23rd, 2005: 5 schoolgirls are killed after their school bus overturns in Meath, Ireland.
  • May 23rd, 2005: Actor Tom Cruise famously jumps up and down and declares his love for his new girlfriend Katie Holmes on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
  • May 23rd, 2007: AC Milan win the 2007 UEFA Champions League after defeating Liverpool 2-1.
  • May 23rd, 2007: Jordin Sparks wins the 6th season of American Idol.
  • May 23rd, 2010: The last episode of Lost is aired.
  • May 23rd, 2011: Internet culture: The subreddit /r/polandball is created on Reddit.
  • May 23rd, 2012: Phillip Phillips wins the 11th season of American Idol.
  • May 23rd, 2012: Actor Jim Parsons comes out as gay.
  • May 23rd, 2013: Actress Amanda Bynes is arrested after allegedly throwing a bong out of her apartment window in Manhattan.
  • May 23rd, 2014: The Isla Vista killings occur when 22-year-old Elliot Rodger goes on a killing spree.
  • May 23rd, 2016: Soccer: Manchester United sack manager Louis van Gaal.
  • May 23rd, 2017: English actor Roger Moore passes away at the age of 89.
  • May 23rd, 2017: Chris Blue wins the twelfth season of The Voice.
  • May 23rd, 2018: Soccer: Unai Emery becomes the new manager of Arsenal.
  • May 23rd, 2021: The Belarusian government forces Ryanair Flight 4978 to land so that it can arrest an opposition journalist.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around May 23rd, 2022.

  • April 23rd, 2022: Boxing: Tyson Fury knocks out Dillian Whyte in the sixth round.
  • April 24th, 2022: An exit poll predicts that Emmanuel Macron has defeated Marine Le Pen in the 2022 French presidential election.
  • April 25th, 2022: Emmanuel Macron defeats run-off challenger Marine Le Pen in the 2022 French presidential election.
  • April 25th, 2022: Twitter agrees to sell the company to Elon Musk for $44 billion.
  • April 25th, 2022: Three women and a man are stabbed to death in Southwark, south London.
  • April 26th, 2022: Russia's foreign minister accuses NATO of engaging in a "proxy war" in Ukraine.
  • April 26th, 2022: US Vice President Kamala Harris tests positive for Covid-19.
  • April 28th, 2022: Russia carries out an airstrike on Kyiv while the UN Secretary General is visiting the city.
  • April 28th, 2022: Oklahoma passes a ban on abortions after six weeks.
  • April 28th, 2022: Derek Chauvin launches an appeal against his conviction for the murder of George Floyd.
  • April 28th, 2022: Soccer: Jurgen Klopp signs a new contract extension with Liverpool.
  • April 29th, 2022: Former Wimbledon champion Boris Becker is sentenced to two and half years in prison for hiding assets to avoid paying debts.
  • April 29th, 2022: An Alabama murder suspect (Casey White) and a female corrections officer (Vicky White) flee from the Lauderdale County Jail together.
  • April 30th, 2022: Boxing: Katie Taylor defeats Amanda Serrano at Madison Square Garden.
  • April 30th, 2022: The White House correspondents' dinner returns after two years.
  • May 2nd, 2022: New Zealand reopens its borders to more than 50 countries.
  • May 2nd, 2022: Amber Heard fires her PR team after growing frustrated with the coverage of Johnny Depp's defamation case against her.
  • May 2nd, 2022: A leaked "draft opinion" suggests that the US Supreme Court will overturn "Roe v Wade" and remove the constitutional right to abortion.
  • May 2nd, 2022: Russian soccer clubs are banned from the Champions League and other European competitions due to the invasion of Ukraine.
  • May 2nd, 2022: Ronnie O'Sullivan defeats Judd Trump to win the 2022 World Snooker Championship.
  • May 3rd, 2022: A man attacks comedian Dave Chappelle with a replica gun during a festival show in LA.
  • May 4th, 2022: German investigators state that they have found new evidence against the prime suspect in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.
  • May 5th, 2022: US President Joe Biden names Karine Jean-Pierre as the next press secretary.
  • May 6th, 2022: The superhero film "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" is released.
  • May 7th, 2022: Chelsea Football Club confirm that Todd Boehly's consortium has signed a €5 billion agreement to buy the club.
  • May 8th, 2022: Actor Ncuti Gatwa is named as the next Doctor Who.
  • May 9th, 2022: Fugitives: Alabama inmate Casey White is recaptured and former jail official Vicky White commits suicide.
  • May 9th, 2022: Queen Elizabeth misses the opening of the UK parliament due to mobility issues.
  • May 10th, 2022: Elon Musk claims that he will lift Donald Trump's Twitter ban.
  • May 10th, 2022: A passenger on a private plane manages to land the aircraft in Florida after the pilot became incapacitated.
  • May 10th, 2022: Wagatha Christie: The libel trial between Rebekah Vardy and Coleen Rooney begins.
  • May 11th, 2022: Republicans in the US Senate block efforts to enshrine abortion access as federal law.
  • May 11th, 2022: Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh is shot dead during an Israeli army raid.
  • May 12th, 2022: The cryptocurrency "LUNA" plunges to less than a quarter of its original price.
  • May 12th, 2022: Astronomers release a photograph of the supermassive black hole called "Sagittarius A*".
  • May 12th, 2022: More than $200 billion is wiped off the crypto market because of intense selling.
  • May 12th, 2022: Bitcoin falls to its lowest price in 16 months.
  • May 13th, 2022: Finland announces that it will be applying for NATO membership.
  • May 13th, 2022: There is international outcry after Israeli police beat mourners at the funeral of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
  • May 13th, 2022: Cryptocurrency "LUNA" crashes to $0, rendering it practically worthless.
  • May 14th, 2022: Ukraine win the 2022 Eurovision song contest.
  • May 14th, 2022: Soccer: Liverpool win the FA Cup final after beating Chelsea on penalties.
  • May 14th, 2022: Ten people are killed during a racially-motivated mass shooting in Buffalo, New York.
  • May 14th, 2022: Russian troops begin to withdraw from the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv.
  • May 16th, 2022: The defamation trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard resumes.
  • May 16th, 2022: Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister warns Finland and Sweden that there will be "far-reaching consequences" if they join NATO.
  • May 16th, 2022: McDonald's announces that it will be selling all of its fast food outlets in Russia.
  • May 16th, 2022: Sweden announces that it will be applying for NATO membership.
  • May 17th, 2022: The British media reports that an unnamed Tory MP has been arrested for rape and sexual assault.
  • May 17th, 2022: The US Naval intelligence deputy director says that an increasing number of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) have been reported in the sky over the past 20 years.
  • May 17th, 2022: Netflix lays off 150 staff members.
  • May 18th, 2022: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un criticizes state officials for the country's Covid outbreak.
  • May 18th, 2022: Former Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane pleads guilty to manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd.
  • May 18th, 2022: The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) claims that the world is at a "boiling point".
  • May 18th, 2022: Eintracht Frankfurt defeat Rangers on penalties to win the 2022 Europa League.
  • May 20th, 2022: Ukraine orders its troops in Mariupol's Azovstal steelworks to stand down.
  • May 20th, 2022: Billionaire Elon Musk denies that he sexually harassed a flight attendant on private jet in 2016.
  • May 20th, 2022: The UN warns that the world has just ten weeks' worth of wheat left due to the war in Ukraine.
  • May 21st, 2022: The Labor Party wins the 2022 Australian federal election.
  • May 21st, 2022: Experts say that they are "stunned" by the spread of the Monkeypox virus in Europe and North America.
  • May 22nd, 2022: Manchester City win the Premier League title after staging a comeback against Aston Villa in the final game of the season.
  • May 22nd, 2022: Baby Formula shortage: The US begins to import supplies from Europe.
  • May 22nd, 2022: AC Milan win their first Serie A title in 11 years.
  • This date: May 23rd, 2022
  • June 10th, 2022: The film "Jurassic World Dominion" is released.

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 23rd, 2022, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2022 is the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 23rd, 2022 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on May 23rd.

John Bardeen

American physicist. Deceased
Born on May 23rd, 1908
He was born exactly 114 years ago today.

Bill Barr

US Attorney General.
Born on May 23rd, 1950
He is 72 years old today.

Drew Carey

Born on May 23rd, 1958
He is 64 years old today.

Melissa McBride

Born on May 23rd, 1965
She is 57 years old today.

Aaron Donald

NFL player.
Born on May 23rd, 1991
He is 31 years old today.

James Charles

Internet personality.
Born on May 23rd, 1999
He is 23 years old today.


Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • If your baby is due on May 23rd, 2022, then the date of conception was probably around August 30th, 2021.
  • A baby that is conceived on May 23rd, 2022, will be due around February 13th, 2023.

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