On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1903

Historical Events

  • Niagera Falls runs out of water because of a drought
  • NY Highlanders (Yankees) tickets 1st go on sale

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Anthracite Coal Commission, set up by President Theodore Roosevelt, submits its recommendations for shorter hours, a 10-per cent wage increase, and an 'open shop'

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

Famous Birthdays

  • James S Russell, US pilot/admiral (WW II Pacific Ocean)
  • Jochen Klepper, writer
1903 Highlights

About March 22, 1903

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries