On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1903

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Harry Houdini performs at Rembrandt theater, Amsterdam

Magician and Escape Artist Harry Houdini
Magician and Escape Artist
Harry Houdini

Famous Birthdays

  • Igor Kurchatov, Russian nuclear physicist, born in Sim, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia (d. 1960)
1903 Highlights

About January 12, 1903

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn