On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1923

Historical Events

  • Bloody street battles between nazis, socialist & police in Vienna
  • NY state revokes Prohibition law

Famous Birthdays

  • Assi Rahbani, Lebanese composer and author, born in Antelias, Lebanon (d. 1986)
  • Edward "Ed" Cassidy, American musician (Spirit), born in Harvey, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • Eric Sykes, English writer, actor and director (Goon Show, Sykes and A...), born in Oldham (d. 2012)
  • Mrinal Sen, Bengali film director (In Search of Famine), born in Faridpur, East Bengal (d. 2018)
1923 Highlights

About May 4, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus