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1923


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1923
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Bolton Wanderers
Bolton Wanderers 2 West Ham United 0
1923
   winner of the Tour de France was   
Henri Pelissier
France
1923
   President of the United States was   
Calvin Coolidge
1923
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
Bill Johnston
1923
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Suzanne Lenglen
1923
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Bill Tilden
d. Bill Johnston 6-4 6-1 6-4
1923
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Helen Wills
1923
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Pat O'Hara Wood
1923
   winner of the Australian Open Women's Singles was   
Margaret Molesworth
1923
   World Series Champions were the   
New York Yankees
Won in 6 Games v. New York Giants
1923
      
Great Kantō Earthquake
On the Japanese island of Honshū, killing over 140,000 in Tokyo.
Charles Durning
   was born on   
February 28, 1923
Actor
Patrick Moore
   was born on   
March 4, 1923
British Astronomer
Maria Calas
   was born on   
December 2, 1923
American-born Greek dramatic coloratura soprano
1923
   the winner was   
Mary Campbell
Columbus, Ohio -- She was the only person to become Miss America twice
1923
   the winner was   
William Butler Yeats
Ireland, 1865-1939; "for his always inspired poetry, which in a highly artistic form gives expression to the spirit of a whole nation"
1923
   the winner was   
Zev
Earl Sande
1923
   the winner was   
Arthur Havers
At Royal Troon
1923
   Senior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Sheard
Douglas- 500cc The first Manxman to win a TT
1923
   Junior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Woods
Cotton- 350 cc
1923
   the winner was   
Suzanne Lenglen
Defeated Kitty McKane 6-3, 6-3
U.S.S. Virginia
      
Sunk on Purpose by Navy to Demonstrate Air Power, September 1923
Commissioned May 1906 -- BB-13
1923
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Bitalli
Jockey - Titch Wilson, Trainer - James Scobie, Owner - A. T. Craig, Time - 3.24.25
1923
   was the year   
Pancho Villa Was Killed
Charismatic Mexican revolutionary
1923
   was the year   
An Earthquake Destroyed Tokyo
Destroys also the port city of Yokohama; over 100,000 casualties
1923
      
Halibut Treaty
Canadian-American agreement concerning fishing rights in the northern Pacific Ocean.
1923
      
Treaty of Lausanne
Sets the boundaries of modern Turkey.
Wäinö Aaltonen
   created the sculpture   
Punagraniittinen Neito, 1923
1923
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Vigil
Benny Marinelli on board -- Trainer Thomas J. Healey -- Walter J. Salmon, Sr. -- 1:53.60
1923
   winner was   
Zev
Earl Sande up, Trainer:Sam Hildreth, Owner: Rancocas Stable -- 2:19.00
1923
   was won by   
William B. Mcinnes
For the painting 'Portrait of a Lady'
1923
   was won by   
Be Careful
Mrs. Freddie Blacker
Queen's University
   won the Grey Cup in   
1923
Queen's University defeated Regina Roughriders 54-0 at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, Ontario on December 1, 1923. The highest winning margin in Grey Cup history.
1923
   the winner was the   
Ottawa Senators
August 3, 1923
   the oath was recited by   
Calvin Coolidge
His father's residence, Plymouth, Vermont by John C. Coolidge, his father, a Notary Public
Always Tell Your Wife (1923)
   starred   
Seymour Hicks, Stanley Logan, Gertrude McCoy, and Ellaline Terriss
Bessie Smith
   performed the blues song   
Nobody Knows You When You're Down & Out (1923)
Henry Emmett Manush (1923-39)
   had the nickname   
"Heinie"
Andrew Bonar Law
   was U.K. Prime Minister from   
1922-1923
Conservative, was born in a small village in eastern New Brunswick, Canada
The Ten Commandments (1923)
   is a film about   
Moses
Starring Theodore Roberts
Sarah Martin
   performed the blues song   
If Your Man Is Like My Man, I Sympathize With You (1923)
Lewis Robert Wilson (1923-34)
   had the nickname   
“Hack”
Bessie Smith
   performed the blues song   
Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do (1923)
Arthur Honegger
   wrote music for   
The Wheel (1923)
Henry Louis Gehrig (1923-39)
   had the nickname   
"The Iron Horse"
Hack Wilson
   is famous for   
CF, 1923-1934, Season Record RBI's at 191 in 1930
Also that season for the Cubs hit .356 and hit 56 HR's






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