On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1923

Historical Events

  • Italian troops occupy Corfu
  • League of Nations gives Belgium mandate of Ruanda-Urundi (was German)

Historic Event

Mussolini orders the Greek Government to apologize for the deaths of an Italian general and his staff on the Greco-Albanian border

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry Grayson, British comedian (Generation Game), born in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Gerrit Kalff, Dutch professor (history of Dutch writers), dies at 67
1923 Highlights

About August 31, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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