On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1919

Famous Birthdays

  • Elizabeth "Betty" Garrett, American actress, comedian, singer and dancer (All in the Family), born in St Joseph, Missouri (d. 2011)
  • Gayatri Devi, 3rd Maharani consort of Jaipur, India (1940-49), born in London, England (d. 2009)
  • Robert KJE Antonissen, South African literary
  • Ruth Fernandez, Ponce, Puerto Rico, singer (When you Return), politician, (d. 2012)
1919 Highlights

About May 23, 1919

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini