(WTVM) - Each of the events below occurred on the same day in history, May 23.
1701: Captain William Kidd is convicted of piracy and murder and is hanged in London, England.
1788: South Carolina becomes the eighth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
1928: Singer and actress Rosemary Clooney is born in Maysville, Kentucky.
1933: Actress Joan Collins is born in London, England.
1934: Police ambush bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, killing both in Beinville Parish, Louisiana.
2015: Actress and comedian Anne Meara dies in Manhattan, New York at age 85.
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