On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1923

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Parrish, American actress (Hour Glass, Three Smart Girls Grow Up), born in Columbus, Georgia (d. 1959)
  • Hjalmar Andersen, Norwegian 1500, 5K, 10K speed skater (Olympic gold 1952), (d. 2013)
  • Mae Young, American professional wrestler and one of the pioneers in women's wrestling (National Wrestling Alliance, WWF), born in Sand Springs, Oklahoma (d. 2014)
  • Norbert Brainin, Austrian-British violinist (Amadeus Quartet, 1947-87), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2005)
  • Walter M Schirra Jr, Capt USN/ast (Mer 8, Gem 6, Ap 7), born in Hackensack, New York
1923 Highlights

About March 12, 1923

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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