On This Day: May 23rd
This is 143rd day of the year and 222 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—18 Iyyar 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 19th day of the 4th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
The North West Mounted Police force was formed in Canada. It would later be known as the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Anatoly Karpovchess master
Alfred Pritchard Sloan, Jr.businessman and philanthropist
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.