On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1923

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

Hank Williams

Hank Williams, American country singer-songwriter ("Cold, Cold Heart"; "Hey, Good Lookin'"; "Your Cheatin' Heart"), born in Mount Olive, Alabama (d. 1953)

  • 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? 98 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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