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) ; Dame Joan Collins–88 Charles Kimbrough–85 Lea DeLaria–63 Andrew “Drew” Carey–63 Jewel Kilcher–47 Kelly Monaco–45 ; 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 (software code core for majority of electronics devices including Android and Apple phones and many others like smart TVs)