On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1903

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Congress adopts the Expedition Act, which authorizes the Attorney General to 'expedite' anti-trust cases through the courts, reflecting growing popular support for President Theodore Roosevelt's "trust busting" campaign

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Redlich, Austrian-English composer & musicologist (Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians), born in Vienna (d. 1968)
  • Rex Lease, American actor (Fast Bullets, Sunny Skies, Custer's Last Stand), born in Central City, West Virginia (d. 1966)

Famous Deaths

  • Henryk Szulc, Polish composer, dies at 67
1903 Highlights

About February 11, 1903

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius