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, Canadian Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive tackle (Pro Bowl 1950–53; First-team All-Pro 1950–53; NY Yankees, NY Giants; BC Lions), born in Rhein, Saskatchewan (d. 2000)

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? 98 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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