On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1903

Historical Events

  • SF-Hawaii telegraph cable opens for public use

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Gatty, Australian aviator, navigator with Wiley Post, born in Campbell Town, Australia (d. 1957)
  • Leighton Lucas, English composer & conductor, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1982)
1903 Highlights

About January 5, 1903

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn