What Happened on August 29, 1903

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • The Finance Minister, Count Witte, is dismissed in what is seen as a victory for those in Russia who want their country to expand into Manchuria and Korea in defiance of the Japanese

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst Kreuder, German writer (The Attic Pretenders), born in Zeitz (d. 1972)
  • Olive Ann Beech, aircraft industry executive