On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1923

Historical Events

  • First Congressional open session broadcast via radio (Washington, D.C.)

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Fears, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end and coach (NFL champion 1951; First-team All-Pro, NFL receiving yards leader 1950; LA Rams), born in Guadalajara, Mexico (d. 2000)
  • Trevor Bailey, English cricket all-rounder, writer and broadcaster (61 Tests, top score 134, 132 wickets; BBC), born in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England (d. 2011)
1923 Highlights

About December 3, 1923

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius