On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1923

Historical Events

  • Montreal Canadiens beat Hamilton Tigers, 5-4 at the Mount Royal Arena, Montreal; first penalty-free game played in NHL history

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Ryder, American actor (General Hospital, Up Yours), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)

Person of interestNorman Mailer

Norman Mailer, American novelist (Naked & the Dead, The Executioner's Song), born in NYC, New York (d. 2007)

Novelist Norman Mailer
Novelist
Norman Mailer

1923 Highlights

About January 31, 1923

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius