On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Joris Vriamont, Flemish author/music publisher
  • Klement Gottwald, premier/president of Czechoslovakia (1946-53)
  • Ruth Etting, American dancer, singer and actress (Roman scandals), born in David City, Nebraska (d. 1978)
1896 Highlights

About November 23, 1896

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius