Back To Mobile Site

On this day: May 23

POSTED: 10:26 AM PDT May 22, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 22, 2013 

Joan of Arc is captured in battle, Bonnie and Clyde die in a hail of bullets, "The Shining" hits theaters, golf legend Sam Snead passes away, and Tom Cruise abuses Oprah's couch, all on this day.

OTD May 23 - Joan of Arc
1 / 37
Public domain

1430: Joan of Arc is captured in battle. She would eventually be sold to the English and put on trial for heresy over her claims of divine guidance in leading France against the English during the Hundred Years' War. She was burned at the stake on May 30, 1431.

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement

Most Popular

Advertisement