On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1923

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Elliott, American comedian (Bob & Ray, Get a Life), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • Clifton Williams, American composer (The Ramparts, Sinfonians), born in Traskwood, Arkansas (d. 1976)
  • Elizabeth Jane Howard, British novelist (After Julius), (d. 2014)
  • Gert Bastian, German politician (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestSarah Bernhardt

Sarah Bernhardt, French actress (Camille, Queen Elizabeth), dies of uremia at 78

Stage and Film Actress Sarah Bernhardt
Stage and Film Actress
Sarah Bernhardt

1923 Highlights

About March 26, 1923

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries