What Happened on May 15, 1923

Historical Events

  • Cooperation of Dutch Molen forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Ellis Larkins, American classically trained (1st Black student at Peabody Institute) jazz pianist (Ruby Braff), and accompanist (Ella Fitzgerald; Eartha Kitt, Mildred Bailey), born in Baltimore Maryland (d. 2002)
  • John Lanchbery, English composer (d. 2003)
  • Johnny Walker [Badruddin Jamaluddin Kazi], Indian actor (Madhumati, Chachi 420), born in Indore, British India (d. 2003)
  • Richard Avedon, American photographer (1957 ASMP award)
Born in 1923
1923 Highlights

About May 15, 1923

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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