On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1923

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Babe Ruth makes a postseason exhibition appearance in a Giants uniform

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Giants defeat Baltimore Orioles 9-0 to benefit 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, composer and author (Sky Music), born in Richmond, Indiana