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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in January 1923.
The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Bonar Law (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on January 1923: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1923?


Events

  • 01 Jan 1923 Union of Socialist Soviet Republics established.
  • 02 Jan 1923 Ku Klux Klan makes surprise attack on black residential area Rosewood, Florida, USA; 8 killed (compensation awarded in 1995).
  • 04 Jan 1923 1st broadcast of Barn Dance Show (WBAP - Ft Worth Texas)
  • 07 Jan 1923 Baltimore Sun warns of Ku Klux Klan
  • 08 Jan 1923 Typography strike in Amsterdam
  • 09 Jan 1923 Lithuanian residents of the Memel Territory rebelled against the League of Nations decision to leave the area as a mandated region under French control.
  • 10 Jan 1923 Last US troops leave Rhineland (Germany).
  • 11 Jan 1923 Occupation of the Ruhr: Troops from France and Belgium occupy the Ruhr area to force Germany to make its World War I reparation payments.
  • 17 Jan 1923 Belgian Working People Party protests against occupied Ruhrgebied.
  • 18 Jan 1923 Elon College's campus in North Carolina is destroyed by a fire.
  • 19 Jan 1923 WMC-AM in Memphis TN begins radio transmissions
  • 23 Jan 1923 Taxi strike in Amsterdam begins (through March 9th)
  • 24 Jan 1923 Aztec Ruins National Monument, in New Mexico, USA, is established.
  • 28 Jan 1923 1st Reichs Party (NSDAP) forms in Munich
  • 29 Jan 1923 1st flight of autogiro (Juan de la Cierva, Madrid Spain)

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Music charts

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

  1. - Suez
  2. - Carolina in the Morning
  3. - Homesick
  4. - Nellie Kelly I Love You
  5. - Nellie Kelly, I Love You

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt, Bruce Bennett

Country: United States of America

Winter Light

Winter Light

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand, Gunnel Lindblom, Max von Sydow

Country: United States of America

Blood In, Blood Out

Blood In, Blood Out

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Damian Chapa, Jesse Borrego, Benjamin Bratt, Enrique Castillo

Country: United States of America

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky

Country: United States of America

In Bruges

In Bruges

Directed by: Martin McDonagh

Starring: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarán Hinds, Elizabeth Berrington

Country: United States of America