On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1903

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian-American psycho-analyst (Uses of Enchantment), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1990)
  • Rudolph Wagner-R├ęgeny, composer, born in Transylvania, Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1969)

Famous Deaths

  • August Labitzky, Bohemian composer, dies at 70

Person of interestFrederick Law Olmsted

Frederick Law Olmsted, American writer and landscape architect (designed Central Park), dies at 81

Landscape Architect and Writer Frederick Law Olmsted
Landscape Architect and Writer
Frederick Law Olmsted

1903 Highlights

About August 28, 1903

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo