What Happened on December 19, 1903

Historical Events

  • Williamsburg suspension bridge opens between Brooklyn and Manhattan

Famous Birthdays

  • Cyril Dean Darlington, English biologist and geneticist who discovered the mechanics of chromosomal crossover and its role in inheritance and evolution, born in Chorley, England (d. 1981)
  • George Davis Snell, American geneticist (1980 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, H-2 gene), born in Bradford, Massachusetts (d. 1996)
  • Theo Harych, German writer, born in Doruchow, Posen (d. 1958)
Born in 1903
1903 Highlights

About December 19, 1903

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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