Saturday 29 December 1923
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat and Alvin Fast.
Chimata no ko, directed by Ryôha Hatanaka, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
On TV people were watching From Sparks: Flames (1924 TV Series).
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- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
- Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat: French mathematician and physicist.
- Alvin Fast: American film maker and promoter of beauty contests and talent shows, a screenwriter and minor journalist writing for The Hollywood Reporter.
- Sam Sheppard: American physician who was accused of murdering his wife in her own bed on 7/04/1954.
- Cheikh Diop: Senegalese historian anthropologist and physicist (d. 1986).
- Morton Estrin: American pianist and educator.
- Dina Merrill: American actress and businesswoman
- Shlomo Venezia: Greek-Italian holocaust survivor and author (d. 2012)
- Vladimir K. Zworykin files his first patent (in the United States) for quottelevision systemsquot.
- At the International Police Conference in Vienna, the International Criminal Police (Interpol) is set up.
- The Hoda Cha'arawi Association (formerly The Egyptian Feminist Union) is established in Egypt.
- Police strike in Australia.
- The American Law Institute is established.
- The Moderation League of New York becomes part of the movement for the repeal of prohibition in the United States.
- Marcel Duchamp's artwork ''The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even'' (''La mariée mise à nu par ses célibataires, même'' or ''The Large Glass'') is completed in the United States.
- Rainbow trout introduced into the upper Firehole River in Yellowstone National Park, US.
- Struggling for a foothold in southern China, Sun Yatsen decides to ally his Nationalist party or Guomindang (Kuomintang) with the Communist Third International and Chinese Communist Party.
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