On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1923

Historical Events

  • Juan de la Cierva makes 1st autogiro flight, Spain
  • Swaraj political party founded in India with Chittaranjan Das as president and Motilal Nehru its secretary

Famous Deaths

Person of interestKatherine Mansfield

Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand short story writer (The Garden Party), dies of tuberculosis at 34

Short story writer Katherine Mansfield
Short story writer
Katherine Mansfield

1923 Highlights

About January 9, 1923

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn