On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1923

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, West Indian cricket batsman (17 Tests, 1066 runs at 36.75; 2 x 100s), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1997)
1923 Highlights

About August 12, 1923

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo