On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1903

Historical Events

  • Majestic Theater, NYC, becomes 1st in US to employ women ushers
  • The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower hotel opens its doors to guests for the first time

Famous Birthdays

  • Hardie Albright, American actor (Silver Streak, Scarlet Letter), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1975)
  • Rafael Alberti, Spanish poet (El hombre deshabitado)
1903 Highlights

About December 16, 1903

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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