Saturday 6 January 1923, Epiphany
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Leah Chase and Jean Roux.
Lederstrumpf, directed by Arthur Wellin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
while Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton was one of the best selling books.
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- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- Leah Chase: Master chef, in the creole tradition.
- Jean Roux: French scientist, a bacteriologist-virologist since 1962.
- Vladimir Kazantsev: Russian runner (d. 2007).
- Norman Kirk: New Zealand engineer and politician 29th Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 1974).
- Jacobo Timerman: Argentinian journalist and author (d. 1999).
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