Notable events on this day, 23rd May, in years gone by:

Thursday 23rd May 1895
28-year-old stoker Joshua Molen married Florence Matilda Gooderson at Trinity Church in Barking Road, Canning Town, London, England.

Thursday 23rd May 1912
24-year-old bachelor Alfred Molen (an Englishman born at Barking in Essex) the son of David Molen, married widow Violet Beatrice Milligan née Moore (a Canadian) in St. Luke's Church, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Sunday 23rd May 2004
88-year-old Milburn L. Molen died in the Hospice of Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America.

Saturday 23rd May 2015
A referendum held in the Irish Republic found 62% in favour of changing the constitution to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry. (Ireland thus became the first country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage by popular vote.)

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