On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1903

Historical Events

  • 6th Zionist Congres, Theodor Herzl declares Jewish state

Famous Birthdays

  • Mauritius van Haegendoren, Flemish historian and senator, born in Leuven, Belgium (d. 1994)
  • William Primrose, Scottish violist (Method for Violin & Viola), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1982)

Famous Deaths

  • Paul GabriĆ«l, Dutch water colors painter and etcher, dies at 75
1903 Highlights

About August 23, 1903

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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