On This Day

October 29, 1923 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Army move SPD/KPD-government to German part of Saxony
  • Mustafa Kemal officially confirms Turkey as a republic (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), now commemorated annually as the Republic Day of Turkey
  • Textile strike against lower wages begins in Enschede, Netherlands
  • Turkey declares independence (successor state to Ottoman Empire)

Birthdays in History

Carl Djerassi

Carl Djerassi, Austrian-born American chemist and father of the contraceptive pill, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2015)

Chemist Carl Djerassi
Carl Djerassi
1923 in History