On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1923

Famous Birthdays

  • Alice Ghostley, American singer and actress (Bewitched, Designing Women), born in Eve, Vernon County, Missouri (d. 2007)
  • William Flanagan, American composer, and music critic, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1969)

Famous Deaths

  • Jacob Theodoor Cremer, Dutch tobacco magnate and administrator for the Deli Company in Sumatra, dies at 76
1923 Highlights

About August 14, 1923

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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