On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1923

Famous Birthdays

  • Juan M G "Wancho" Evertsz, premier of Dutch Antilles (NVP, 1973-77)
  • Sembene Ousmane, Senegalese author/novelist/director (Doctor Noir)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJohannes van der Waals

Johannes van der Waals, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1910), dies at 85

Physicist/Nobel Laureate Johannes van der Waals
Physicist/Nobel Laureate
Johannes van der Waals
  • Krišjānis Barons, Latvian writer, dies at 87
1923 Highlights

About March 8, 1923

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces