On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1923

Famous Birthdays

  • (Patrick) "Buddy" Attaway, American country and Cajun fiddler, and songwriter ("I'm Sitting On Top Of The World"), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 1968)
  • Robert L. Bernstein, American publisher (Random House), born in NYC, New York
  • Sam Phillips, American record producer and founder of Sun Records (launched Elvis Presley's career), born in Florence, Alabama (d. 2003)
1923 Highlights

About January 5, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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