Neha Patil

1923 in Mandatory Palestine

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1923 in Mandatory Palestine

Events in the year 1923 in the British Mandate of Palestine.



  • High Commissioner - Sir Herbert Louis Samuel
  • Emir of Transjordan - Abdullah I bin al-Hussein
  • Prime Minister of Transjordan - 'Ali Rida Basha al-Rikabi until 1 February; Mazhar Raslan (acting prime minister) until 5 September; Hasan Khalid Abu al-Huda
  • Events

  • 15 May - Britain recognizes Transjordan as an independent government, although it still remains part of the British Mandate of Palestine.
  • 16–20 June - Sixth Palestine Arab Congress held in Jaffa.
  • 26 September - The British Mandate for Palestine, a legal instrument for the administration of Palestine, confirmed by the Council of the League of Nations on 24 July 1922, comes into effect.
  • Unknown dates

  • The founding of the moshava Ir Shalom (Hebrew: עִיר שָׁלוֹם‎, lit. City of Peace) by a group of Jewish immigrants from Poland.
  • Notable births

  • 6 March - Gideon Ben-Yisrael, Israeli politician.
  • 10 March - Shmuel Tamir, Israeli politician (died 1987).
  • 12 September - Aviad Yafeh, Israeli politician (died 1977).
  • 9 October - Haim Gouri, Israeli poet, novelist, journalist and documentary filmmaker.
  • References

    1923 in Mandatory Palestine Wikipedia

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