On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1923

Historical Events

  • Launch of Belgium's SABENA airline: first flight from Brussels to Lympne, England

Famous Birthdays

  • Alicia de Larrocha, Spanish pianist (Orquesta Sinfonica), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2009)
  • Nirode Chowdhury, Indian cricket pace bowler (1949-52)
1923 Highlights

About May 23, 1923

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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