What Happened on April 5, 1923

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Firestone Tire and Rubber Company starts producing inflatable tires

Tire Industrialist Harvey Firestone
Tire Industrialist
Harvey Firestone

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernest Mandel, Belgian philosopher/economist
  • Michael V Gazzo, American playwright and actor (The Godfather Part II, Fear City), born in Hillside, New Jersey (d. 1995)

Person of interestNguyen Van Thieu

Nguyen Van Thieu, South Vietnamese President (1965-75), born in Phan Rang, Vietnam (d. 2001)

Vietnamese Politican Nguyen Van Thieu
Vietnamese Politican
Nguyen Van Thieu
  • Stanley Orme, Chairman (British Labour Party)

Famous Deaths

  • George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, English financier (b. 1866)