On This Day

July 6, 1923 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Rail crash on New Zealand's main trunk line; 17 killed and 28 injured
  • The Central Executive Committee accepts the Treaty of Union, signed in Moscow in December 1922, and the Russian Empire becomes the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

Birthdays in History

  • Wojciech Jaruzelski, Polish general and 1st President of Poland (1989-90), born in Kurów, Poland (d. 2014)