On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1901

Famous Birthdays

  • Cecil Rolph Hewitt, English journalist and policeman, born in London (d. 1994)
  • John Sherman Cooper, American politician and U.S. Ambassador to East Germany, born in Somerset, Kentucky (d. 1991)
1901 Highlights

About August 23, 1901

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo