Zodiac Sign May 23rd Birthday Astrology

May 23rd is the 143rd day of the year (144th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 222 days left to the end of the year.

♊ Gemini is the Zodiac Sign for May 23rd

  • Let us explore May 23rd Birthday Astrology traits for Gemini.
  • Gemini is the third astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Gemini. The symbol of the twins is based on the Dioscuri, two mortals that were granted shared godhood after death.

    Traditional Gemini traits are adaptable, versatile, communicative, witty, intellectual, eloquent, youthful and lively. Gemini are extremely independent and freedom is essential to their mental well being. They are very sociable and love to talk with other people. Being intellectually qurious Gemini love to gathering information and sharing it with loved ones.

    You will never be bored while being around Gemini who are lively, quick-witted and enthusiastic. Skilful and talented to work with their hands. Work wise Gemini hate repetitive tasks. They like to communicate and do work that requires independent thinking. Career options for Gemini may typically include: Teacher, Sales Professional, Writer, Inventor, Actor, Product Development Specialist, Journalist etc.

    Gemini tend to be very loyal and faithful. In marriage Gemini want equality. This is why female Gemini may pursue their career even after having children, to get independence and financial stability.
  • If you were born May on the 23rd May then your zodiac sign is Gemini.

23rd May Birthday Astrology

  • Gemini (May 20 - June 20) Geminis tend to be very unpredictable. Be always ready for a surprise from them. Being creative and open can result in Geminis changing their behaviour rather frequently. People born under this star sign are very adaptable to new situations or life changes. Add to this the positive nature towards life that Gemini possess.
    Gemini are compatible with: other Gemini, Leo, Libra and Aquarius.
  • Month of May Zodiac Signs are Taurus(until May 20) and Gemini(May 21 onwards).

May Birth Flowers

  • Month of May is associated with the Lily of the valley flower. It is generally white in colour. The birth flower Lily conveys sweetness and humility. In the Victorian era, it was gifted to convey the romantic message: you have made my life complete. The other May flower is the hawthorn plant, which represents hope and supreme happiness. Hawthorne signifies that you want only the best for the recipient.
  • Humility, Chastity and Sweetness. Sweetly scented and rare May Birth Flower Lily also signifies a return to happiness.

Historical Events for May 23rd

  • Year 393 » List of Roman Emperors e.g Roman Emperor Theodosius I proclaims his eight-year old son Honorius (emperor) or Honorius co-emperor.
  • Year 971 Astrology » In China, the war elephant corps of the Southern Han are soundly defeated at Shao by crossbow fire from Song Dynasty troops.
  • Year 1368 Astrology » In a coronation ceremony, Zhu Yuanzhang ascends to the Emperor of China e.g throne of China as the Hongwu Emperor, initiating Ming Dynasty rule over China that would last for three centuries.
  • Year 1546 Astrology » Having published nothing for eleven years, François Rabelais publishes the 'Tiers Livre', his sequel to Gargantua and Pantagruel.
  • Year 1556 Astrology » The deadliest earthquake in history, the 1556 Shaanxi earthquake called Shaanxi earthquake, hits Shaanxi province, China. The death toll may have been as high as 830,000.
  • Year 1570 Astrology » James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, regent for the infant King James VI of Scotland, is assassinated by firearm, the first recorded instance of such.
  • Year 1571 Astrology » The Royal Exchange (London) known as Royal Exchange opens in London.
  • Year 1579 Astrology » The Union of Utrecht forms a Protestantism named Protestant republic in the Netherlands.
  • Year 1656 Astrology » Blaise Pascal publishes the first of his 'Lettres provinciales'.
  • Year 1719 Astrology » The Principality of Liechtenstein is created within the Holy Roman Empire.
  • Year 1789 Astrology » Georgetown University named Georgetown College, the first Catholic University in the United States, is founded in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. or Georgetown, Maryland (now a part of Washington, D.C.)
  • Year 1793 Astrology » Second Partition of Poland.
  • Year 1855 Astrology » The first bridge over the Mississippi River opens in what is now Minneapolis, Minnesota, a crossing made today by the Hennepin Avenue Bridge.
  • Year 1870 Astrology » In Montana, U.S. cavalrymen kill 173 Native Americans in the United States e.g Native Americans, mostly women and children, in what becomes known as the Marias Massacre.
  • Year 1897 Astrology » Elva Zona Heaster is found dead in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. The resulting murder trial of her husband is perhaps the only case in United States history where the alleged testimony of a ghost helped secure a conviction.
  • Year 1899 Astrology » The Malolos Constitution is inaugurated, establishing the First Philippine Republic.
  • Year 1899 » Emilio Aguinaldo is sworn in as President of the Philippines or President of the First Philippine Republic.
  • Year 1900 Astrology » Second Boer War: The Battle of Spion Kop between the forces of the South African Republic and the Orange Free State and United Kingdom called British forces ends in a British defeat.
  • Year 1904 Astrology » Ålesund Fire: the Norway Norwegian coastal town Ålesund is devastated by fire, leaving 10,000 people homeless and one person dead. Kaiser William II, German Emperor Wilhelm II funds the rebuilding of the town in Art Nouveau Jugendstil style.
  • Year 1909 Astrology » RMS Republic 1903 6, a passenger ship of the White Star Line, becomes the first ship to use the CQD distress signal after colliding with another ship, the SS 'Florida', off the Massachusetts coastline, an event that kills six people. The 'Republic' sinks
  • Year 1912 Astrology » The International Opium Convention is signed at The Hague.
  • Year 1920 Astrology » The Netherlands refuses to surrender the exiled Wilhelm II, German Emperor named Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany to the Allies of World War I named Allies.
  • Year 1941 Astrology » Charles Lindbergh testifies before the Congress of the United States e.g U.S. Congress and recommends that the United States negotiate a neutrality pact with Adolf Hitler.
  • Year 1942 Astrology » World War II: The Battle of Rabaul (1942) e.g Battle of Rabaul begins, the first fighting of the New Guinea campaign.
  • Year 1943 Astrology » World War II: Australian and American forces finally defeat the Japanese people called Japanese army in Territory of Papua or Papua.
  • Year 1943 » Duke Ellington plays at Carnegie Hall in New York City for the first time.
  • Year 1943 » World War II: The Battle of Mount Austen, the Galloping Horse, and the Sea Horse on Guadalcanal during the Guadalcanal campaign ends.
  • Year 1945 Astrology » World War II: German admiral Karl Dönitz launches Operation Hannibal.
  • Year 1950 Astrology » The Knesset passes a resolution that states Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.
  • Year 1957 Astrology » American inventor Walter Frederick Morrison sells the rights to his flying disc to the Wham-O toy company, which later renames it the "Frisbee".
  • Year 1958 Astrology » After a general uprising and rioting in the streets, President of Venezuela known as President Marcos Pérez Jiménez leaves Venezuela.
  • Year 1960 Astrology » The bathyscaphe Bathyscaphe Trieste USS 'Trieste' breaks a depth record by descending to Convert 10911 m ft in the Pacific Ocean.
  • Year 1961 Astrology » The Portugal Portuguese luxury cruise ship 'Santa Maria' is Santa Maria hijacking hijacked by opponents of the Estado Novo (Portugal) Estado Novo regime with the intention of waging war until dictator António de Oliveira Salazar is overthrown.
  • Year 1963 Astrology » The Guinea-Bissau War of Independence officially begins when PAIGC guerrilla fighters attack the Portuguese army stationed in Tite (Guinea-Bissau) named Tite.
  • Year 1964 Astrology » The Twenty-fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution called 24th Amendment to the United States Constitution, prohibiting the use of poll taxes in national elections, is ratified.
  • Year 1967 Astrology » Milton Keynes (England) is founded as a New towns in the United Kingdom called new town by Order in Council, with a planning brief to become a city of 250,000 people. Its initial designated area enclosed three existing towns and twenty one villages.
  • Year 1968 Astrology » North Korea seizes the USS Pueblo AGER-2 6, claiming the ship had violated its territorial waters while spying.
  • Year 1973 Astrology » President of the United States or President Richard Nixon announces that a peace accord has been reached in Vietnam.
  • Year 1973 » A volcano or volcanic eruption devastates Heimaey in the Vestmannaeyjar chain of islands off the south coast of Iceland.
  • Year 1986 Astrology » The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts its first members: Little Richard, Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Fats Domino, the Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley.
  • Year 1997 Astrology » Greek Serial Killer Antonis Daglis is sentenced to thirteen consecutive life sentences, plus 25 years for the serial slayings of three women and the attempted murder of six others.
  • Year 1997 » Madeleine Albright becomes the first woman to serve as United States Secretary of State.
  • Year 2002 Astrology » "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh returns to the United States in Federal Bureau of Investigation e.g FBI custody.
  • Year 2002 » Reporter Daniel Pearl is kidnapping known as kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan and subsequently murdered .
  • Year 2003 Astrology » Final communication between Earth and Pioneer 10.
  • Year 2012 Astrology » A group of Muammar Gaddafi Gaddafi loyalists take control of part of the town of Bani Walid and fly the Flag of Libya green flag after a 2012 Bani Walid uprising battle with NTC forces left 5 dead and 20 injured.

Birthday Astrology and Zodiac Signs for the Month of May


♊ Gemini Zodiac Sign Traits May

  • Element: Air.
  • Quality: Mutable.
  • Planetary ruler: Mercury.
  • Birthstone: Agate.
  • Flower: Lily of the valley.
  • Color: Yellow.
  • Key characteristic: Communication.
  • Strengths: Witty, talkative, versatile.
  • Challenges: Superficial, fickle, lack of commitment.