On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1923

Historical Events

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

USAHollywoodland

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
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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
1923 Highlights

About July 13, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer