On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1903

Historical Events

Historic Event

Harry Houdini escapes from Halvemaansteeg police station in Amsterdam

  • International Theater (Majestic, Park) opens at 5 Columbus Circle NYC

Famous Deaths

  • Hermanus J A M Schaepman, Dutch clergyman/politician, dies at 58
1903 Highlights

About January 21, 1903

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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