On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1923

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Hecht, American poet (d. 2004)
  • Gene Feist, American actor, playwright, producer and co-founder of Roundabout Theater Company, born in New York (d. 2014)
  • Martin Stokken, Norwegian nordic relay (Olympic silver 1952)
  • Roy Lanham, American western swing and jazz guitarist (The Whippoorwills; Sons of the Pioneers, 1961-86), born in Corbin, Kentucky (d. 1991)
  • Willem Aantjes, Dutch political leader (CDA)
1923 Highlights

About January 16, 1923

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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