On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1923

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Barker, American TV game show host (The Price is Right, Truth or Consequences), born in Darrington, Washington
  • David Leon Kaplan, American-Canadian music professor (University of Saskatchewan, 1960-82), conductor (Saskatoon Symphony, 1962-72), and composer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2015)
  • Ken Kavanagh, Australian racing driver, born in Melbourne, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Ball du Comte), dies at 20
1923 Highlights

About December 12, 1923

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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