On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1903

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivan Galamian, Tabriz Persia, violinist
  • 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