On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1923

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)
  • David Allyn, American jazz singer (Boyd Raeburn Band), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2012)
  • William A. Rusher, American lawyer and columnist, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2011)
1923 Highlights

About July 19, 1923

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 99 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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