History Blog

May 23

Happy Birthday RIP Douglas Fairbanks(Ullman 1883–1939) Benjamin “Scatman” Crothers(1910–1986) Rose Mary Clooney(1928–2002) Elizabeth “Betty” Garrett (1919–2011) Charles Kimbrough(1936–2023); Dame Joan Collins–91 Lea DeLaria–66 Andrew “Drew” Carey–66 Jewel Kilcher–50 Kelly Monaco–48 ; 1934 – notorious bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were shot to death in a police ambush as they were driving a stolen Ford Deluxe along a road in Bienville Parish, Louisiana ; 1995 – The first version of the Java programming language is released (precompiled computer code for majority of electronics devices including Android and Apple phones and many others like smart TVs and tablets)