On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1923

Historical Events

  • 1st flight of autogiro (Juan de la Cierva, Madrid Spain)

Famous Birthdays

  • (Sidney) "Paddy" Chayevsky, American Academy Award-winning screenwriter (Marty; The Hospital; Network), novelist, and playwright, born in the Bronx, New York City (d. 1981)
  • Jack Burke Jr, American golfer (US Masters, PGA C'ship 1956), born in Fort Worth, Texas

Famous Weddings

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

President of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (41) weds highly-educated woman Latife Hanim; divorce in 1925

1923 Highlights

About January 29, 1923

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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