On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • NY Giant's Casey Stengel HR beats Yanks 1-0 in World Series

Famous Birthdays

  • Goody Petronelli, American boxing trainer and manager, born in Brockton, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • Jean Nidetch, businesswoman and founder of Weight Watchers, born in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Deaths

  • A P "Bunny" Lucas, cricketer (five Tests for England 1879-82), dies