On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1923

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

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? 98 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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