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 and economist (Marxist), born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1995)
  • 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, British Labour Party politician, born in Sale, Cheshire

Famous Deaths

  • George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, English financier and Egyptologist who funded the search for and excavation of Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of the Kings, dies at 56 after a severe mosquito bite became infected by a razor cut