On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1923

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestShimon Peres

Shimon Peres, Israeli Prime Minister (Labor), President (2007-14) and Nobel Peace Prize (1994), born in Wiszniewo, Poland (d. 2016)

Israeli Statesman Shimon Peres
Israeli Statesman
Shimon Peres

Famous Deaths


Person of interestWarren G. Harding

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

29th US President Warren G. Harding
29th US President
Warren G. Harding

1923 Highlights

About August 2, 1923

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 97 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo