On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1923

Historical Events

  • Typography strike in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Giorgio Tozzi, American operatic bass, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2011)
  • Johnny Wardle, English cricketer (Yorkshire & England left-arm bowler of 50's), born in Ardsley, South Yorkshire (d. 1985)
  • Joseph Weizenbaum, German-American computer scientist & professor, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2008)
  • Larry Storch, American comedian (F Troop, Larry Storch Show), born in NYC, New York
1923 Highlights

About January 8, 1923

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn