On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1923

Famous Birthdays

  • Chaskel Besser, Orthodox rabbi
  • Franco Zeffirelli, Italian director (Romeo & Juliet), born in Florence, Italy (d. 2019)
  • James Abdnor, (Sen-R-SD, 1981-87), (d. 2012)

Person of interestJames Chichester-Clark

James Chichester-Clark, Irish politician, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland (1969-71), born in Moyola Park, Londonderry (d. 2002)

Prime Minister of Northern Ireland James Chichester-Clark
Prime Minister of Northern Ireland
James Chichester-Clark
  • Mel Powell, American composer (Pulitzer Prize Music 1990), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
1923 Highlights

About February 12, 1923

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius