On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1923

Historical Events

  • Dr Hjalmar Schacht is appointed special commissioner to deal with the currency problem in Germany; by November 1924 the currency will have been restored

Coup d'état

In Germany, Adolf Hitler is arrested for attempt to seize power during "Beer Hall Putsch" coup

Famous Birthdays

  • Alirio Díaz, Venezuelan guitarist, composer, and musicologist, born in Caserio La Candelaria, Venezuela (d. 2016)
  • Vicco von Bülow [Loriot], German comedian, cartoonist and film director (Unsere Besten), born in Brandenburg an der Havel, Germany (d. 2011)
1923 Highlights

About November 12, 1923

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 98 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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