On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1923

Historical Events

  • Sutton Vane's "Outward Bound," premieres in London

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestHank Williams

Hank Williams, American country singer (Cold, Cold Heart, Hey Good Lookin'), born in Mount Olive, Alabama (d. 1953)

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams
  • John Rigby Hale, British linguist and historian, born in Ashford, Kent (d. 1999)
1923 Highlights

About September 17, 1923

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo