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 "Wally" Schirra Jr, American US Navy Captain and NASA astronaut (Mercury 8, Gemini 6, Apollo 7), born in Hackensack, New Jersey (d. 2007)
Born in 1923
1923 Highlights

About March 12, 1923

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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