December 1923 calendar

December 1923

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 1923.
The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on December 1923: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1923?


  • 03 Dec 1923 First Congressional open session broadcast via radio (Washington DC).
  • 04 Dec 1923 WEAF radio begins broadcasting Eveready Hour (variety show)
  • 06 Dec 1923 1st presidential address broadcast on radio (President Calvin Coolidge)
  • 08 Dec 1923 Labour / Liberals win British parliament
  • 10 Dec 1923 Polish government of Grabski forms.
  • 12 Dec 1923 In Italy, the Po River dam bursts, killing 600.
  • 17 Dec 1923 Greek King George II overthrown by army / Republic
  • 18 Dec 1923 International zone of Tangier set up in Morocco.
  • 20 Dec 1923 BEGGARS Fraternity (the first social fraternity at a Jesuit college in the United States) is founded by nine men, who secured permission to do so from the Pope.
  • 21 Dec 1923 Nepal changes from British protectorate to independent nation.
  • 22 Dec 1923 Bill Ponsford and Edgar Mayne make 456 opening stand for Victoria in cricket.
  • 25 Dec 1923 Imperial Theater opens at 249 W 45th St, New York City
  • 27 Dec 1923 Unsuccessful assassination attempt on prince-regent Hirohito of Japan.
  • 29 Dec 1923 Vladimir K. Zworykin files his first patent (in the United States) for quottelevision systemsquot.
  • 31 Dec 1923 1st transatlantic radio broadcast of a voice, Pittsburgh-Manchester

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in December 1923?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Midnight Rose
  2. - That Old Gang of Mine
  3. - I Wish I Had Someone to Cry Over Me
  4. - The Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane
  5. - My Sweetie Went Away


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Slow as Lightning

Slow as Lightning

Release year: 1923

Directed by: Grover Jones

Starring: Kenneth MacDonald, Billy 'Red' Jones, Edna Pennington, Gordon Sackville

L'ironie du destin

L'ironie du destin

Release year: 1923

Directed by: Dimitri Kirsanoff

Starring: Dimitri Kirsanoff, Nadia Sibirskaïa

The Man Without Desire

The Man Without Desire

Release year: 1923

Directed by: Adrian Brunel

Starring: Ivor Novello, Nina Vanna, Sergio Mari, Chris Walker