On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1923

Historical Events

  • Amsterdam taxi strike ends

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Elmer Rice's "Adding Machine" premieres in NYC

Playwright and Novelist Elmer Rice
Playwright and Novelist
Elmer Rice
  • NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens outscore Ottawa Senators, 3-2, in 2

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ© Courrèges, French fashion designer, born in Pau, French Basque country (d. 2016)
  • James L. Buckley, American politician, Senator from New York (1971-77), born in NYC, New York
  • Walter Kohn, Austrian-born American scientist (Nobel Prize Chemistry 1998), born in Vienna (d. 2016)
1923 Highlights

About March 9, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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