What Happened on February 23, 1920

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • David Wright, South African-British poet (Deafness: A Personal Account), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 1994)
  • Hall Overton, Bangor Michigan, composer (Enchanted Pear Tree)
  • John St Aubyn, 4th Baron St Levan, English peer (St Michael's Mount), born in London (d. 2013)
  • Paul GĂ©rin-Lajoie, French Canadian politician

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky, composer, dies at 61