On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1923

Historical Events

Sports History

Legendary Yankees slugger Babe Ruth makes a postseason exhibition appearance in a rival Giants uniform as NY beats Baltimore Orioles, 9-0 in a benefit game for former Giants owner John Day

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Sutton, American actor (Marty, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.), born in Clarksville, Tennessee (d. 1974)
  • Harold P. Warren, American film director (Manos: The Hands of Fate), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1985)
  • Ned Rorem, American composer and author (Sky Music), born in Richmond, Indiana
1923 Highlights

About October 23, 1923

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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