On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1923

Historical Events

  • National Football League Championship: undefeated Canton Bulldogs (11-0-1) repeat as champions

Famous Birthdays

  • Tip [Silvio A] Marugg, Antillian writer (Weekend pilgrimage)
  • Werner Haentjes, German conductor and composer of operas and film scores, born in Bocholt, Germany (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

  • Kacsóh Pongrác, Hungarian composer, dies at 50
1923 Highlights

About December 16, 1923

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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