Historical Events on January 23, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 66.34 cm (26.12"), Hoegees Camp, California (state record)
  • British 8th army marches into Tripoli
  • Detroit Red Wings scores NHL record 8 goals in 1 period

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Duke Ellington plays at Carnegie Hall in New York City for the first time.

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington
  • Japanese Mount Austen on Guadalcanal captured