On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1923

Article: 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
  • US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard
  • US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger
1923 Highlights

About February 16, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius