On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1923

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Jean Sibelius' 6th Symphony premieres

Composer Jean Sibelius
Jean Sibelius
  • Philip Barry's "You & I" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Lybbert, American composer (Zap; Lines for the Fallen), and educator (Hunter College, 1954-80), born in Cresco, Iowa (d. 1981)

Famous Deaths

  • Gerónimo Giménez, Spanish composer, dies at 68
1923 Highlights

About February 19, 1923

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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