On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1923

Historical Events

  • Honda Point Disaster: nine US Navy destroyers run aground off the California coast. Seven are lost.

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Weeks, English sports commentator (BBC), born in Bristol. England (d. 1996)
  • Francois Chaumette, French actor (Le Bossu, They Never Slept, Christine), born in Paris, France (d. 1996)
1923 Highlights

About September 8, 1923

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo