On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1923

A Deadly Bite, Or King Tut's Revenge?

Historical Events

  • Allies accept Latvia's occupation of Memel territory

Historic DiscoveryTutankhamun's Burial Chamber Found

Howard Carter opens the inner burial chamber of Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun's tomb and finds the sarcophagus

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A photo of British archaeologist Howard Carter at the sarcophagus of Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun
A photo of British archaeologist Howard Carter at the sarcophagus of Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun
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  • US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger

Figure Skater Sherwin Badger
Figure Skater
Sherwin Badger

1923 Highlights

About February 16, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius