On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1903

Historical Events

  • Cardinal Giuseppe Sarto of Venice elected Pope Pius X
  • Giuseppe Sarto elected Pope Pius X, known as the 'pope of the poor and humble'

Famous Birthdays

  • Tony Gulotta, American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1927 3rd), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1981)
1903 Highlights

About August 4, 1903

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo