On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1903

Historical Events

  • In 11th an old black ball is put into play against Cleve, Tigers' Nap Lajoie protests ignored, he hurls ball out of park & forfeits game
  • International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Boston, MA: Laurence Doherty beats William Larned 6-3, 6-8, 6-0, 2-6, 7-5 to give British Isles an unassailable 3-1 lead over US (ends 4-1)

Famous Birthdays

  • August Cool, Belgian union leader/minister of state
1903 Highlights

About August 8, 1903

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo