On this day: May 23

POSTED: 10:26 AM PDT May 22, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 22, 2014 

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 - Adolf Eichmann
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Israel National Photo Collection

1960: Israel announces that Nazi Adolf Eichmann, one of the major organizers of the Holocaust, had been captured by Mossad operatives in Argentina on May 11. He was taken to Israel to face trial on 15 criminal charges, including crimes against humanity and war crimes. He was found guilty and executed by hanging in 1962.

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