On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1903

Historical Events

  • The Finance Minister, Count Witte, is dismissed in what is seen as a victory for those in Russia who want their country to expand into Manchuria and Korea in defiance of the Japanese

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst Kreuder, German writer (The Attic Pretenders), born in Zeitz, Germany (d. 1972)
1903 Highlights

About August 29, 1903

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo