What Happened on January 19, 1923

Historical Events

Agreement of Interest

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Stanley Baldwin and US Secretary of the Treasury Andrew Mellon agree to reschedule repayment of Britain's $4.5 billion war debt over 62 years

  • WMC-AM in Memphis TN begins radio transmissions

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Stapleton, American actress (Damn Yankees, Klute, All in the Family), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • Markus Wolf, German spy (d. 2006)
1923 Highlights

About January 19, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 100 years and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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