On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1923

Historical Events

Radio Premiere

Edgar Wallace becomes the first British radio sports reporter reporting on The Derby for the British Broadcasting Company

Historic Event

Gangster Albert Anastasia is convicted of illegal possession of a firearm and sentenced to two years in prison

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Wicks, British cathedral organist and choral conductor (Canterbury, 1961-88), born in Harden, England (d. 2010)
  • V. C. Andrews, American author (Flowers in the Attic), born in Portsmouth, Virginia (d. 1986)
1923 Highlights

About June 6, 1923

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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