On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1903

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia Phillies suffer record 9th straight postponed game

Famous Birthdays

  • Claude Dauphin, French actor (Barbarella, April in Paris, Deported), born in Corbeil-Essonnes, Essonne, France (d. 1978)
  • James Gould Cozzens, American novelist (1949 Pulitzer-Guard of Honor), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1978)
  • Muriel Kirkland, American actress (Fast Workers, Hold Your Man), born in Yonkers, New York (d. 1971)
1903 Highlights

About August 19, 1903

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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