What Happened on January 29, 1923

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • (Sidney) "Paddy" Chayefsky, 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
Born in 1923

Famous Weddings

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

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

1923 Highlights

About January 29, 1923

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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