On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1923

Historical Events

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

In his 4th heavyweight boxing title defence Jack Dempsey recovers after being sent through the ropes to KO Argentine challenger Luis Firpo in the 2nd round at the Polo Grounds, NYC

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey
  • Miguel Primo de Rivera becomes dictator of Spain
  • Red Sox 1st baseman George Burns pulls off an unassisted triple play
1923 Highlights

About September 14, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo