On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1923

Historical Events

  • Montana & Nevada become 1st states to enact old age pension laws

Famous Birthdays

  • Laurence Tisch, American businessman (CEO of CBS Television, 1985-96; co-founder of Loews Corp), born in Brooklyn, NYC (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • (Theodora) "Dora" Pejačević, Croatian countess and composer (Symphony in F-sharp minor, Op. 41), dies at 37
1923 Highlights

About March 5, 1923

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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