Today in History …
by Robert Joseph Baker | May 23, 2015 12:12 am
Last Updated: May 22, 2015 at 11:14 pm
1911 – The New York Public Library is dedicated.
1915 – Italy joins the Allies after they declare war on Austria-Hungary.
1934 – The American bank robbers Bonnie and Clyde are ambushed by police and killed in Bienville Parish, Louisiana.
1949 – The Federal Republic of Germany is established and the Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany is proclaimed.