On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1903

Historical Events

  • New York Giants future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Joe McGinnity wins his 3rd doubleheader of month, beating the Philadelphia Phillies, 4-1 and 9-2 at the Polo Grounds

Famous Birthdays

Arthur Godfrey

Arthur Godfrey, American radio and TV host (Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scout), born in NYC, New York (d. 1983)

  • Vladimir Jankélévitch, French philosopher, born in Bourges, France (d. 1985)
1903 Highlights

About August 31, 1903

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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