What Happened on October 16, 1923

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio founded
  • John Harwood patents self-winding watch (Switzerland)

Famous Birthdays

  • Bert Kaempfert, German orchestra leader and songwriter, born in Hamburg (d. 1980)
  • Linda Darnell, American actress (Unfaithfully Yours, A Letter to Three Wives), born in Dallas, Texas

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

General Francisco Franco (30) marries María del Carmen Polo y Martínez-Valdés (23) at Church of San Juan el Real in Oviedo

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco