On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1903

Historical Events

  • The first transatlantic radio transmission to originate in the United States is sent by a transmitter in Massachusetts

Famous Birthdays

  • (Wilford) "Min" Leibrook, American jazz tuba player and bassist (Paul Whiteman Orchestra), born in Hamilton, Ohio (d. 1943)
  • Berthold Goldschmidt, German-British opera composer (Beatrice Cenci), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1996)
1903 Highlights

About January 18, 1903

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn