On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1903

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivan Galamian, American violinist and violin teacher, born in Tabriz, Persia (d. 1981)
  • Joan Whitney Payson, American heiress, businesswoman and philanthropist (co-founder & majority owner of MLB's New York Mets), born in NYC, NY (d. 1975)
  • Nathaniel Owings, architect (Oak Ridge, TN; Sears), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
1903 Highlights

About February 5, 1903

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius