On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1903

Historical Events

  • Dutch Press museum opens in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Boris Blacher, German composer (Orchester-Ornament), born in Yingkou, China (d. 1975)
  • Francis L. Sullivan, British actor (Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, Missing Rembrandt), born in London, England (d. 1956)
  • Maurice Abravanel, American classical music conductor, born in Thessaloniki, Greece (d. 1993)
  • Stanley Smith, American actor and singer (King of Jazz; Soup to Nuts; Good News), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1974)

Famous Weddings

Albert Einstein

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein (23) weds Mileva Maric

1903 Highlights

About January 6, 1903

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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