What Happened on August 23, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Mars' closest approach to Earth since 10th century

Famous Birthdays

  • Denis Sargan, British econometrician, born in Doncaster, Yorkshire (d. 1996)
  • Edvard Fliflet Braein, Norwegian composer (Ut mot havet), born in Kristiansund, Norway (d. 1976)
  • Ephraim Kishon, Israeli author, dramatist, screenwriter, and Oscar-nominated film director, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2005)
  • Siti Hartinah Suharto, 2nd First Lady of Indonesia, wife of President Suharto of Indonesia, born in Jaten village, Surakarta, Central Java (d. 1996)