On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1923

Historical Events

  • 74,000 (62,281 paid) on hand for opening of Yankee Stadium
  • Poland annexes Central Lithuania

Famous Birthdays

  • Beryl Platt, Baroness Platt of Writtle, British engineer, politician and CEO (Equal Opportunities Comm), born in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex (d. 2015)
  • Leif Panduro, Danish writer ('k Have varnish on traditions), born in Frederiksberg, Denmark (d. 1977)
1923 Highlights

About April 18, 1923

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries