What Happened on October 29, 1923

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Army move SPD/KPD-government to German part of Saxon
  • Gibbs/Grey/Wood's revue "Runnin' Wild" (introducing Charleston) opens on Broadway, New York City
  • Textile strike against lower wages begins in Enschede, Netherlands
  • Turkey declares independence (successor state to Ottoman Empire)

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Carl Djerassi, Austrian-born American chemist, father of the contraceptive pill, born in Vienna

Chemist Carl Djerassi
Carl Djerassi
  • Dietrich Manicke, composer