Sunday 23 December 1923
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 23, 1923). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Leonard Stern in New York City and Kenneth Henry Lowry Lamb.
Home Again, directed by Hallie Meyers-Shyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 23 December 1923
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Which were the important events of 23 December 1923 ?
- Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
- Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
- Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
- R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
- Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
- Japan - The Emperor's Birthday - Birthday of Akihito, the current Emperor of Japan
- Roman festivals - Larentalia, a festival in honor of Larenta
- Ancient Latvia - Ziemassvetki held
- Kenneth Henry Lowry Lamb: Broadcaster.
- Leonard Stern in New York City: New York, USA; producer/TV writer (Phil Silvers Show, Get Smart).
- Milt Okun: Brooklyn, New York -- Orchestra leader (Starland Vocal Band Show).
- Ruth Roman in Boston: Massachusetts, USA; actress (Sylvia - Knots Landing, Dallas).
- Claudio Scimone: Italian conductor.
- Lucas M: Mangope; first President of Bophuthatswana (1977-94).
- Milt Okun in Brooklyn: New York, USA; orchestra leader (Starland Vocal Band Show).
- Bob Barker in Darrington: Washington, USA; TV host (The Price is Right).
- Onofre Marimon: Argentine racing driver (d. 1954).
- Gunther Schifter: Austrian music journalist (d. 2008).
- Buzz Miller: American dancer whose specialty was contemporary ballet and modern dance.
- Jean-No?l Maillard: Tourcoing physician.
- Onofre Marimón: Argentinian race car driver (d. 1954).
- Günther Schifter: Austrian journalist and radio host (d. 2008).
- James Stockdale: American admiral and pilot Medal of Honor recipient (d. 2005).
- Yankees pitcher Carl Mays sold to Reds for $85,000