On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1923

Historical Events

  • Italian parliament accepts new constitution

US Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Inwood CC: Amateur legend Bobby Jones captures his first career major championship, defeating Bobby Cruickshank by 2 strokes in an 18-hole Sunday playoff

Famous Birthdays

  • "Philly" Joe Jones, American jazz drummer (Miles Davis Quintet), born in Philadelphia (d. 1985)
1923 Highlights

About July 15, 1923

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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