On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1923

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Dutch AR-leader Coair replaces De Geer as minister of finances
  • Enrico Tiraboschi is 1st to swim English Channel westward

Famous Birthdays

  • John Holt Jr, cricketer (WI batsman in 17 Tests, 1066 runs at 36 75)