May 23, 1934
Notorious outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, while driving a stolen car in Louisiana, are killed by police.
May 24, 1935
The Cincinnati Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 in first Major League Baseball game played at night.
May 25, 1977
George Lucas’s Star Wars opens in movie theaters, going on to win seven Oscars and grossing $800 million in ticket sales worldwide.