On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1903

Historical Events

  • Tommy Corcoran sets MLB record for shortstops when he records 14 assists in Cincinnati's 4 - 2 win v St. Louis Cardinals

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestLouis Leakey

Louis Leakey, British paleoanthropologist and archaeologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal), born in Kabete, Kenya (d. 1972)

Archaeologist and Paleoanthropologist Louis Leakey
Archaeologist and Paleoanthropologist
Louis Leakey
  • SaburĊ Moroi, Japanese composer and educator, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1977)
1903 Highlights

About August 7, 1903

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo