On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1913

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Humes, American jazz and blues singer (Harry James; Count Basie; "Million Dollar Secret"), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1981)
  • Jacques Rabemananjara, Malagasy playwright, poet (Antsa; Antidote), and politician (Vice President, 1971-72), born in Maroantsetra in Antongil Bay, Madagascar (d. 2005)
  • William P. Rogers, American Republican politician (US Secretary of State, 1969-73), born in Norfolk, New York (d. 2001)
1913 Highlights

About June 23, 1913

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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