On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1923

Historical Events

  • 1st sound on film public performance shown at Rialto Theater (NYC)
  • Insulin becomes generally available for diabetics

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Wass, British civil servant (Permanent Secretary to HM Treasury, 1974-83) (d. 2017)
1923 Highlights

About April 15, 1923

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries