What Happened on October 5, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Edwin Hubble identifies Cepheid variable star

Astronomer Edwin Hubble
Edwin Hubble

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Gu├░mundsson, Icelandic footballer (d. 1994)
  • Bill Wirtz, longtime Chicago Blackhawks owner (d. 2007)
  • Glynis Johns, British actress (Mary Poppins, A Little Night Music, The Sundowners), born in Pretoria, South Africa
  • Philip Berrigan, militant priest (Chicago 7)
  • Stig H Dagerman, Swedish writer (Burned Child)