On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1923

Historical Events

  • Dockers' strike in Hull, Grimsby, Cardiff and Bristol over to London

Famous Birthdays

  • Bankole Timothy, Sierra Leonean journalist, born in Sierra Leone (d. 1994)
  • Johnny Hartman, American jazz ballad singer (John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman - "My One And Only Love"), born in Houma, Louisiana (d. 1983)
  • Sue Ryder, Baroness Ryder of Warsaw & Cavendish, British volunteer with Special Operations Executive in the Second World War, born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England (d. 2000)
  • William Mills, British painter (d. 1997)
1923 Highlights

About July 3, 1923

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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