What Happened on January 21, 1903

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Wizard of Oz" premieres in NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Harry Houdini escapes from Halvemaansteeg police station in Amsterdam

Magician & Escape Artist Harry Houdini
Magician & Escape Artist
Harry Houdini
  • International Theater (Majestic, Park) opens at 5 Columbus Circle NYC

Famous Deaths

  • Hermanus J A M Schaepman, Dutch clergyman/politician, dies at 58