On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1923

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lenin's last article in Pravda (about Soviet bureaucracy)

Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader
Vladimir Lenin

Famous Birthdays

  • Patrick Moore, England, astronomer/writer (A-Z of Astronomy), (d. 2012)
  • Piero J d'Inzeo, French equestrian show jumper (Olymp-gold-1952, 64)
  • Willie Johnson, American electric blues guitarist (Howlin' Wolf's "How Many More Years"), born in Senatobia, Mississippi (d. 1995)

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actor Rudolph Valentino (24) divorces actress Jean Acker (26) only after 6 hours of getting married

Actor and Silent Film Idol Rudolph Valentino
Actor and Silent Film Idol
Rudolph Valentino

1923 Highlights

About March 4, 1923

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces