What Happened on January 8, 1923

Historical Events

  • Romanian conductor George Enesco makes his American debut leading the Philadelphia Orchestra at Carnegie Hall in New York City
  • Typography strike in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Giorgio Tozzi, American operatic bass (dubbed vocals of Emile de Becque for "South Pacific" film), 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 (1923-2008)

German-American computer scientist (ELIZA, "Computer Power and Human Reason"), born in Berlin, Germany

  • Larry Storch, American stage and screen comic and character actor (F Troop - "Cpl. Agarn"; Tennessee Tuxedo - "Prof. Whoopee"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2022)
Born in 1923

About January 8, 1923

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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