On This Day

Historical Events in March 1923

  • Mar 1 Allies occupy Ruhrgebied: killing railroad striker
  • Mar 3 Time magazine publishes 1st issue featuring Joseph G. Cannon (Speaker of US House of Representatives)
  • Mar 3 US Senate rejects membership of the International Court of Justice, The Hague

Historic Event

Mar 4 Vladimir Lenin's last article in Pravda (about Soviet bureaucracy)

  • Mar 5 Montana & Nevada become 1st states to enact old age pension laws
  • Mar 6 MLB St. Louis Cardinals announce their players will wear numbers on their uniforms

Music History

Mar 7 Carlos Gardel applies for Argentine citizenship

  • Mar 9 Amsterdam taxi strike ends

Historic Event

Mar 9 Elmer Rice's "Adding Machine" premieres in NYC

  • Mar 9 NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens outscore Ottawa Senators, 3-2, in 2
  • Mar 13 American inventor Lee de Forest demonstrates his sound-on-film moving pictures (NYC)
  • Mar 14 Allies accepts Vilnius taking East-Galicia in Poland
  • Mar 14 German Supreme Court prohibits NSDAP (Nazi party)

Historic Event

Mar 14 US President Warren G. Harding becomes 1st president to pay taxes

  • Mar 15 Vladimir Lenin suffer his 3rd stroke
  • Mar 16 Hugo von Hofmannsthal's "Der Unbestechliche" premieres in Vienna
  • Mar 20 Bavarian minister of interior refuses to forbid Nazi Sturm Abteilung
  • Mar 20 Belgian Senate rejects Dutch University in Ghent
  • Mar 21 US foreign minister Charles Hughes refuses USSR recognition
  • Mar 23 Frank Silver and Irving Conn publish their hit song "Yes, We Have No Bananas"
  • Mar 23 82nd Grand National: Capt. Tuppy Bennett wins aboard 13-year-old 100/6 shot Sergeant Murphy; first US bred horse to win race
  • Mar 25 British government grants Trans-Jordan autonomy
  • Mar 30 Zeta Phi Beta Sorority formed at Howard U in 1920 incorporates
  • Mar 31 First dance marathon in New York City; Alma Cummings sets record of 27 hours with 6 different partners
  • Mar 31 French soldiers fire on workers at Krupp factory in Essen; 13 die
  • Mar 31 Stanley Cup Final, Denman Arena, Vancouver, BC: Ottawa Senators (NHL) edge Edmonton Eskimos (WCHL), 1-0 for a 2-0 series sweep