On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1923

Historical Events

  • USSR adopts experimental calendar, with 5-day "weeks"

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandra Chudina, Soviet athlete, track jumper (Olympic-2 silver-1952), born in Kurkinsky District, Russia (d. 1990)
  • Clay [David] Jones, Welsh gardener (BBC Gardener's Question Time), born in Cardigan, Wales (d. 1996)
  • Renato Capecchi, Italian violinist and baritone, born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 1998)
1923 Highlights

About November 6, 1923

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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