What Happened on July 1, 1903

Historical Events

  • Tour de France: Inaugural race begins in Montgeron, a south-eastern suburb of Paris

Famous Birthdays

Amy JohnsonAmy Johnson (1903-1941)

British pilot, first female pilot to fly alone Britain to Australia, born in Kingston upon Hull, England

  • Beatrix Lehmann, British actress (Candles at Nine, Staircase), born in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, England (d. 1979)
1903 Highlights

About July 1, 1903

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer