On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1923

Historical Events

  • 1st successful chinchilla farm in US (Los Angeles California)
  • Transcontinental airmail service begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Gigliola Frazzoni, Italian operatic soprano, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 2016)
  • Norman "Hurricane" Smith, English musician and producer (Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?, Don't Let It Die), born in Edmonton, London (d. 2008)
1923 Highlights

About February 22, 1923

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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