On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1923

Famous Birthdays

  • Arno Motulsky, German-born founder of medical genetics, known as the "father of pharmacogenomics", born in Fischhausen, East Prussia, Weimar Germany (d. 2018)
  • John McKay, American football coach (USC, Tampa Bay, 5X Rose Bowl champ), born in Everettville, West Virginia (d. 2001)
1923 Highlights

About July 5, 1923

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer