On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1923

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Cecil B. DeMille's first version of "The Ten Commandments" premieres in the USA

  • German army commander General Von Seeckt bans NSDAP & KPD

Historic Event

Germany's Gustav Stresemann's government falls to the SPD


Famous Birthdays

  • Angelo John Novarese, American record company founder (Hi Tunes)
  • Billy Haughton, American harness driver and trainer (Hambletonian x 4; Little Brown Jug x 5; Messenger Stakes x 7), born in Gloversville, NY (d. 1986)
  • Daniel Brewster, American politician (Rep-(D)-Maryland 1963-69), born in Baltimore, Maryland(d. 2007)
  • Guy [Gaetano] Molinari, American politician (Rep-New York, 1981-1983), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
  • Nadia Gray [Nadia Kujnir-Herescu], Romanian actress (Naked Runner, Maniac, Candide), born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Urmuz [Demetru Dem. Demetrescu-Buz─âu], Romanian writer (Bizarre Pages), commits suicide at 40
1923 Highlights

About November 23, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 98 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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