What Happened on August 2, 1923

Famous Birthdays

Shimon PeresShimon Peres (1923-2016)

Polish-Israeli Labor Party politician (President. 2007-14; Prime Minister, 1984-86 and 1995-96; Foreign Minister, 1986-88, 1992-95, and 2001-02), and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate (1994), born in Wiszniewo, Poland (now Vishnyeva, Belarus)

Famous Deaths

Warren G. HardingWarren G. Harding (1865-1923)

29th President of the United States (1921-23), dies of a heart attack at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco at 57

1923 Highlights

About August 2, 1923

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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