What Happened on July 13, 1923

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Sudie Bond, American stage and screen actress (Love Story; Johnny Dangerously), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1984)
Born in 1923

Famous Deaths

  • Asger Hamerik [Hammerich], Danish composer, and educator (Peabody Institute, 1878-91), dies at 80

About July 13, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer