On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1923

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Ford, American swimmer (world 100m freestyle record 55.4; Olympic silver 1948), born in Panama Canal Zone, Panama (d. 2008)
  • Ted Knight [Tadeusz Wladyslaw Konopka], American actor (The Mary Tyler Moore Show - "Ted Baxter"; Too Close for Comfort), born in Terryville, Connecticut (d. 1986)
1923 Highlights

About December 7, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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