What Happened on September 1, 1923

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 18th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1), for their 4th straight Davis Cup
  • A magnitude 7.9 earthquake strikes Tokyo and Yokohama in Japan, killing 142,000 people

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Rocky Marciano, American heavyweight champion boxer (1952-56), born in Brockton, Massachusetts (d. 1969)

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Rocky Marciano
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Rocky Marciano
  • Theo Joekes, Dutch journalist, writer, and politician (VVD)