On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1923

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Kersjes, Dutch violinist and conductor (Amsterdam Philharmonic Orchestra) (d. 2004)
  • Chaleo Yoovidhya, Thai co-creator of Red Bull energy drink, born in Phichit, Thailand (d. 2012)
  • Larry Rivers [Grossberg], American painter (Wash crossing Delaware-1953), born in NYC, New York
1923 Highlights

About August 17, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo