On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1923

Historical Events

Sports record brokenNHL Record

Ottawa left wing Cy Denneny passes Joe Malone as all-time NHL goal scoring leader; scores his 143rd career goal in Senators' 2-0 win over Montreal Canadiens

NHL Star Cy Denneny
NHL Star
Cy Denneny

Famous Birthdays

  • Alden Winship Clausen, American banker (President of World Bank), born in Hamilton, Illinois (d. 2013)
  • Boniface "Buddy" DeFranco, Italian-American jazz clarinetist and bandleader (Glenn Miller Orchestra), born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 2014)
1923 Highlights

About February 17, 1923

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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