On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1923

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Harry Houdini frees himself from a straight jacket while suspended upside down, 40 feet (12 m) above ground in NYC

Magician and Escape Artist Harry Houdini
Magician and Escape Artist
Harry Houdini

Famous Birthdays

  • Marta Pan, Hungarian-French sculptor (Great spiral), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2008)
1923 Highlights

About June 12, 1923

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini