What Happened on February 18, 1903

Historical Events

Music Premiere

"In Dahomey" the first African American musical to perform on Broadway opens at the New York Theater, starring George Walker and Bert Williams with music by Will Marion Cook

Historic Event

Dutch government of Abraham Kuyper launches anti-strike laws

Famous Birthdays

  • Nikolai Podgorny, Ukrainian Soviet statesman, Premier of the USSR (1965-77), born in n Karlovka, Russian Empire (d. 1983)
1903 Highlights

About February 18, 1903

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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