What Happened on January 11, 1923

Historical Events

  • 1st Dutch Dada-evening (Theo Van Doesburg & Kurt Schwitters)
  • French & Belgian troops occupy Ruhr to collect reparations

Famous Birthdays

  • Carroll Shelby, American race car driver (LeMans, 1959), automobile designer (Ford Shelby Mustang; Shelby GT; Dodge Shelby Charger; Dodge Viper). and businessman, born in Leesburg, Texas (d. 2012)
Born in 1923

Famous Deaths

Constantine IConstantine I (1868-1923)

King of Greece (1913-17, 20-22), dies at 54

About January 11, 1923

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn