On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1923

Historical Events

  • After a single, Red Sox Howard Ehmke retires next 27 Yanks
  • Bernie Neis, hits the 1,000th Dodger home run
  • ZR-1 (biggest active dirigible) flies over NY's tallest skyscraper, Woolworth Tower

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Badel, British actor (Shogun, Salome, Bill Brand), born in Manchester, England (d. 1982)
  • Betsy Drake, French-born American actress and writer (Every Girl Should be Married), born in Paris, France (d. 2015)
1923 Highlights

About September 11, 1923

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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