On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1923

Historical Events

  • Ink paste manufactured for 1st time by Standard Ink Company
  • Owen Davis' "Icebound" premieres in NYC
  • SDAP speaks out against allied occupation of the Ruhr

Famous Birthdays

  • Allie Sherman, American NFL coach (Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1953-56 CFL; New York Giants 1961–68), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • Cesare Siepi, Italian operatic basso (NY Metropolitan Opera, 1950-74), born in Milan, Italy (d. 2010)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestWilhelm Röntgen

Wilhelm Röntgen, German physicist who discovered X-rays (Nobel 1901), dies of cancer at 77

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Wilhelm Röntgen
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Wilhelm Röntgen

1923 Highlights

About February 10, 1923

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius