On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1923

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Taxi strike in Amsterdam begins (through March 9th)

Famous Birthdays

  • Florence Halop, American actress (Night Court, St Elsewhere), born in Jamaica, Queens, New York (d. 1986)
  • Horace Ashenfelter, American 3000m steeplechase (Olympic gold 1952), born in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
  • Walter M. Miller Jr., American sci-fi author (Hugo, View from Stars), born in New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Max Nordau, Austrian author, philosopher, and Zionist leader (b. 1849)