On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1901

Historical Events

  • US Congress creates National Bureau of Standards, in Department of Commerce

Famous Birthdays

  • Roger Turner, American figure skater (7x US National Champion), born in Milton, Massachusetts (d. 1993)
1901 Highlights

About March 3, 1901

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces