What Happened on April 23, 1919

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Major leagues open a reduced 140-game season

Famous Birthdays

  • Bulent Arel, Turkish-born electronic composer, born in Istanbul (d. 1990)
  • Dorian Leigh, American supermodel and icon of the fashion industry, born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2008)
  • Oleg Penkovsky, Soviet double-agent
  • Talivaldis Kenins, composer