On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1923

Historical Events

  • Governor Walton of Oklahoma declares state of siege because of Ku Klux Klan terror
  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Germantown CC, Philadelphia: Bill Tilden wins 4th of 6 straight US singles titles; beats Bill Johnston 6-4, 6-1, 6-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Heiller, Austrian organist and composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1979)

Famous Deaths

  • Sayed Darwish 'father of Egyptian popular music', Egyptian singer and composer, dies at 31
1923 Highlights

About September 15, 1923

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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