On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1923

Historical Events

  • Belgian Working people Party protest against occupied Ruhrgebied
  • Origin of Brown lunation numbers

Famous Birthdays

  • Carol Raye [Kathleen Corkery], British-born Australian actress (Number 96, Blankety Blanks), born in London, England
  • Onno Molenkamp, Dutch actor (Lifespan, Broken Mirrors, The Lift), born in Fort de Kock, Dutch East Indies (d. 1990)
1923 Highlights

About January 17, 1923

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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