1864Grant Attempts to Outflank Lee at Battle of Anna
1918Weimar Republic Founded
1618Thirty Years War Begins
1941HMS Sunk in Battle of Denmark Strait
1943Josef Mengele Named Auschwitz's Top Doctor
1921Italian Anarchists Put on Trial for Murder
This Day in History: May 23

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1945Heinrick Himmler Commits Suicide in Custody
1945Heinrich Himmler Commits Suicide While in Custody
1939Axis Powers Formed, Sign Pact of Steel
1939Axis Powers Formed
1701Capt. William Kidd Hanged for Piracy
1864Reno Gang's $98K Train Heist
1934Criminal Pair Bonnie and Clyde Killed in Ambush
This Day in History: May 22