1923 Newspapers

An authentic 1923 newspaper is a great gift idea for someone interested in this particular year in history. The roaring 20s was a period of huge development in all aspects of society. Art and literature experienced a huge shift from the morals of the conservative Victorian era to the experimental nature of modernism, which birthed various art and literary styles. It was an exciting and terrifying time to be alive.

Our collection of historic newspapers is the largest in the world and contains thousands of fascinating headlines from 1923.

1923 Original Newspaper
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1923 Original Newspaper

1923 Newspaper Headlines Summary

A lot happened in this year, and our 1923 newspaper headlines allow you to relive the year as it happened. 1923 was the year that Disney and Warner Bros. started what would become two of the biggest film and television companies in the world. Harry Houdini accomplished the impossible and freed himself from a straight jacket whilst hanging 40 feet above the ground in New York, and the Hollywood sign was erected for the first time, originally “Hollywoodland”. The Great Kanto earthquake took place in Japan, resulting in the deaths of over 120000 people. In Britain, the Irish Civil War came to an end, and the BBC began using the recognisable chimes of Big Ben as its signature sound. 1923 news articles are a great way to understand history from the perspective of people who lived during the time. Our range of 1923 newspaper articles will make wonderful commemorative gifts for your loved ones.

January 19th 1923
US Secretary of the Treasury, Andrew Mellon and UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Stanley Baldwin agree to schedule Britain’s repayments of $4.5 billion war debt over 62 years.

February 16th 1923
Archaeologist and discoverer of Tutankhamun opens the inner burial chamber of the Pharaoh’s tomb and finds the sarcophagus.

March 14th 1923
US President, Warren G. Harding becomes the 1st president to pay taxes.

April 5th 1923
Tire Industrialist, Harvey Firestone’s Tire and Rubber Company begins to produce inflatable tires.

April 7th 1923
1st brain tumour operation performed under local anaesthetic by Dr K Winfield on patient, Beth Israel in New York City.

June 12th 1923
Whilst suspended upside down, 40 feet above ground in New York city, Magician and Escape Artist, Harry Houdini frees himself from a strait jacket.

July 13th 1923
Roy Chapman, American explorer discovers first recognised dinosaur eggs in the Gobi Desert, Mongolia.

September 6th 1923
Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands celebrates her silver jubilee.

September 27th 1923
New York Yankee’s baseball player, Lou Gehrig hits 1st of his 493 HRs.

October 5th 1923
Astronomer, Edwin Hubble identifies Cepheid variable star.

November 8th 1923
Dictator of Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler, stages unsuccessful “Beer Hall Putsch” in Munich.

December 27th 1923
An attempt to assassinate Prince Hirohito of Japan occurs.

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