What Happened on August 18, 1923

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 16th Men's Australasian Championships: Pat O'Hara Wood beats Bert St John (6-1, 6-1, 6-3)
  • 16th Women's Australasian Championships: Margaret Molesworth beats Esna Boyd (6-1, 7-5)

Sport awardTennis Open

37th U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (6-2, 6-1)

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody

Famous Birthdays

  • Jahangir Khan Irani, cricket wicketkeeper for India (1947-8 Aust tour)
  • Jenni Irani, Indian cricketer (d. 1982)
  • Sadu Shinde, cricketer (Indian leg-spinner late 1940's/early 1950's)