On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1923

Historical Events

Boston Marathon

27th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar in 2:23:37.4 for second straight year; 3rd race victory

Famous Birthdays

  • Bennie Green, American swing jazz and soul trombonist (Earl Hines), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1977)
1923 Highlights

About April 16, 1923

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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