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 Sargent Russell, US pilot and admiral (WW II Pacific Ocean), born in Tacoma, Washington (d. 1996)
  • Jochen Klepper, German writer, born in Beuthen, Silesia (d. 1942)
1903 Highlights

About March 22, 1903

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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