On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1923

Historical Events

  • Angora (Ankara) becomes Turkey's capital

Famous Birthdays

  • Cyril Shaps, British actor, producer and voice artist (The Pianist), born in Highbury, London (d. 2003)
  • Dorothy Bolden, American civil and women's rights activist, and founder of the National Domestic Worker's Union of America, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2005)
  • Faas Wilkes, Dutch soccer star (Xerxes, Fortuna, Inter Milan), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 2006)
1923 Highlights

About October 13, 1923

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra