On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1923

Historical Events


AgreementAgreement 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

Banker, Industrialist and US Secretary of the Treasury Andrew Mellon
Banker, Industrialist and US Secretary of the Treasury
Andrew Mellon
British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister
Stanley Baldwin
  • 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? 97 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn