What Happened on August 18, 1923

Historical Events

  • Australasian Championships Men's Tennis, Brisbane: Pat O'Hara Wood wins his 2nd Australasian title; beats fellow Australian Bert St John 6-1, 6-1, 6-3
  • Australasian Championships Women's Tennis, Brisbane: Margaret Molesworth retains title; beats Esna Boyd 6-1, 7-5

US Open Women's Tennis

US National Championship Women's Tennis, Germantown CC, PA: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla Bjurstedt Mallory 6-2, 6-1 for her first of 7 US singles crowns

1923 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jenni Irani, Indian cricketer, born in Karachi (d. 1982)
  • Sadu Shinde, Indian cricket spin bowler (7 Tests, 12 wickets, BB 6/91; Maharashtra, Bombay, Baroda), born in Mumbai, India (d. 1955)
Born in 1923

About August 18, 1923

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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