On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • American explorer Roy Chapman Andrews discovers the first recognised dinosaur eggs, in the Gobi Desert, Mongolia


The Hollywood Sign is officially dedicated in the hills above Hollywood, Los Angeles. It originally reads "Hollywoodland" but the four last letters are dropped after renovation in 1949
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Dedication of the
Dedication of the"Hollywoodland" sign

Famous Birthdays

  • Sudie Bond, American actress (Love Story, Johnny Dangerously), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Asger Hamerik [Hammerich], Danish composer, dies at 80