On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1923

Historical Events

  • German-US friendship treaty signed
  • Labour/Liberals win British parliament
  • Salary & price freeze in Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Burke, American baseball executive (president KC Royals 1981-92), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1992)
  • Rudolph Pariser, American chemist, born in Harbin, China

Famous Deaths

  • Dom Joseph Pothier, French monk and musicologist, dies at 88
1923 Highlights

About December 8, 1923

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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