What Happened on February 2, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Ethyl gasoline 1st marketed, Dayton, Ohio
  • US signs friendship treaty with Central American countries

Famous Birthdays

  • Al "Red" Schoendienst, baseball manager/2nd baseman (St Louis Cards)
  • Bonita Granville, American actress (Hitler's Children, Lone Ranger), born in NYC, New York
  • James Dickey, poet and actor (Deliverance), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Peter Fowler, physicist
  • [Mary Elizabeth] Liz Smith, journalist and gossip columnist (WNBC, NY Daily News), born in Fort Worth, Texas