What Happened on January 1, 1923

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 9th Rose Bowl: Southern California beats Penn State, 14-3
  • Britain's Railways are grouped into the Big Four: LNER, GWR, SR, and LMSR.
  • Union of Socialist Soviet Republics established

Famous Birthdays

  • Chalmers Goodlin, US test pilot (XS-1)
  • Daniel Gorenstein, American mathematician (d. 1992)
  • Milt [Bags] Jackson, American jazz vibraphonist (Modern Jazz Quartet), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1999)