On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1923

Historical Events

  • 82nd Grand National: Capt. Tuppy Bennett wins aboard 13-year-old 100/6 shot Sergeant Murphy; first US bred horse to win race
  • Frank Silver & Irving Conn release "Yes, We Have No Bananas"

Famous Birthdays

  • Abderrahim Bouabid, Moroccan politician (Socialist Union of Popular Forces) and an opponent of French Imperialism and King Hassan II, born in Salé, Morocco (d. 1992)
  • Arnie Weinmeister, AAFC, NFL def tackle (NY Yankees, Giants)

Famous Weddings

  • Writer Anaïs Nin (Delta of Venus) marries banker and artist Hugh Parker Guiler in Havana, Cuba
1923 Highlights

About March 23, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries