Video: 'Woodrow Wilson's 1923 Armistice Day Radio Address'
(Saturday, November 10, 1923, 8:38 p.m. ET) — On the eve of Armistice Day marking the fifth anniversary of the end of World War I, former U.S. President Woodrow Wilson declared tonight in a radio address from his Washington home that the attitude of this country since the World War had been “deeply ignoble,” “cowardly and dishonorable.”
Video: 'The Munich Beer Hall Putsch, 1923'
(Thursday, November 8, 1923, evening) — Adolf Hitler launched his first attempt at seizing power in Germany tonight with a failed coup in Munich that came to be known as the Beer-Hall Putsch. In a confrontation with police forces, sixteen Nazis and four policemen were killed. Hitler was arrested two days later and was charged with treason. Read more on Hitler’s Nazis attempt to seize power in Germany 90 years ago tonight (1923)…
Image: '1923 World Series game at the Polo Grounds'
(Monday, October 15, 1923) — The New York Yankees won the 1923 World Series today, beating the New York Giants 3-1 at the Polo Grounds (IV) in upper Manhattan, New York, in the sixth and deciding game. It was the first of 27 World Series victories for the Yankees (1923-2009).
Video: 'Japanese earthquake 1923'
(Saturday, September 1, 1923, 11:58:44 a.m. JST/2:58:44 UTC) — The Great Kanto earthquake today devastated Tokyo and Yokohama, killing an estimated 142,807 people, but according to a Japanese construction research center report in 2005, 105,000 are confirmed dead.
Video: 'Warren G. Harding: America's 29th President' (Aug. 10, 1923, at 13:42)
(Friday, August 10, 1923, 4:18 p.m. EST) — The casket containing the body of Warren G. Harding, 29th President of the United States, was placed in the vine-covered vault prepared for it in the Marion Cemetery today. It will rest there until his fellow townsmen decide on the form of the memorial they would erect to honor Marion’s greatest son.
Video: 'Warren G. Harding: America's 29th President' (Aug. 9, 1923, at 13:26)
(Thursday, August 9, 1923, 12:40 p.m. EST) — Traveling slowly through long lines of home folks, the funeral train carrying the body of President Warren G. Harding arrived today in Marion, Ohio. The body will lay in state at the home of the late president’s father before burial tomorrow.
Video: 'Warren G. Harding: America's 29th President' (Aug. 8, 1923, at 13:23)
(Wednesday, August 8, 1923) — Warren G. Harding, the 29th U.S. President who died of a heart attack on Aug. 2, 1923, while in office, was honored today by a state funeral inside the Capitol rotunda in Washington, D.C. (click here for more video).
Video: '1923 Coolidge'
(Friday, August 3, 1923, 2:47 p.m. EST) — Calvin Coolidge, 29th Vice President of the United States, was sworn-in as the 30th President of the United States early this morning at his family home in Plymouth Notch, Vermont, succeeding to the presidency upon the passing of President Warren G. Harding, who had died of natural causes in San Francisco four hours and 17 minutes prior.
Coolidge’s father, John Calvin Coolidge, Sr., a notary public, administered the oath of office in the family’s parlor by the light of a kerosene lamp.
The vice presidency would remain vacant until the next presidential term began on March 4, 1925.
Video: 'Warren G. Harding: America's 29th President' (Aug. 2, 1923, at 12:48)
(Thursday, August 2, 1923, 7:30 p.m. Pacific Coast time, 10:30 p.m. EST) — Warren G. Harding, the 29th President of the United States, shuddered and died suddenly tonight of congestive heart failure during a conversation with his wife in the Palace Hotel’s presidential suite in San Francisco, California. Harding, who was 57, would be succeeded as president by Vice President Calvin Coolidge four hours later.