On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1903

Historical Events

  • Joe Pulitzer donates $1 million to Columbia University & begins the Pulitzer Prizes in America

Famous Birthdays

  • Abram Chasins, American composer, born in New York City (d. 1987)
1903 Highlights

About August 17, 1903

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo