On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1903

Historical Events


CommunicationHistoric Communication

Pacific Cable (San Francisco, Hawaii, Guam, Philippines) opens, President Theodore Roosevelt sends a message

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays

  • Flor Peeters, Flemish organist and composer (Lied Symphony), born in Tielen, Flanders, Belgium (d. 1986)
1903 Highlights

About July 4, 1903

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer