On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1923

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • WRC-AM in Washington, D.C. begins radio transmissions

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Hannum, American Basketball Hall of Fame coach (1st ABA, NBA winning coach), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2002)
  • William A. Rusher, American lawyer and columnist, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2011)