What Happened on December 29, 1903

Historical Events

  • French Equatorial Africa separates into Gabon, Chad and Ubangi-Shari

Famous Birthdays

  • Clyde McCoy, American jazz trumpeter ("Sugar Blues"; the wah-wah sound), bandleader and co-founder of "Down Beat" magazine, born in Ashland, Kentucky (d. 1990)
  • George Elrick, Scottish-British singer ("I Like Bananas Because They Have No Bones"), and broadcaster known as 'The Smiling Voice of Radio' (BBC's "Housewives' Choice"), born in Aberdeen, Scotland (d. 1999)
Born in 1903
1903 Highlights

About December 29, 1903

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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