On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1919

Historical Events

  • Romberg & Atteridge's musical "Passing Show" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Katie Lee, American folk singer, environmentalist and author (Colorado River Songs), born in Aledo, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Manolis Andronikos, Greek archaeologist who discovered ancient royal Macedonian tombs in northern Greece, born in Bursa, Ottoman Empire (d. 1992)
1919 Highlights

About October 23, 1919

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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