On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1923

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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)