On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1923

Historical Events

Sports History

Baseball games cancelled following the death of US President Warren G. Harding

Historic Event

Vice President Calvin Coolidge becomes 30th US President upon death of President Warren G. Harding


Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Klein, American fashion designer (Anne Klein II), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1974)
  • Roger Foulon, Belgian writer (Un été dans la Fagne), born in Thuin, Belgium (d. 2008)
  • Shenouda III of Alexandria, Pope of the Coptic Christianity, born in Abnub, Asyut Governorate, Egypt (d. 2012)
1923 Highlights

About August 3, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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