On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1923

Famous Birthdays

  • Freeman Dyson, American physicist (known for his work in quantum electrodynamics, solid-state physics, astronomy and nuclear engineering), born in Crowthorne, Berkshire, England
  • Ida Haendel, Polish-British violinist and author (Woman with Violin), born in Che┼ém, Poland (d. 2020)
  • Uziel Gal, Israeli firearm designer (Uzi submachine gun), born in Weimar, Germany (d. 2002)
  • Valentin Varennikov, Soviet-Russian general and statesman, born in Krasnodar, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (d. 2009)
1923 Highlights

About December 15, 1923

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius