On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1903

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

King Edward VII of Great Britain visits Paris, where he is feted in a first step toward improving Anglo-French relations, culminating in the sighing of the Entente Cordiale on 8 April, 1904

King of England Edward VII
King of England
Edward VII

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Haygarth, English cricket batsman (Middlesex & Surrey, cricket historian), dies at 77
  • Luigi Arditi, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 80
1903 Highlights

About May 1, 1903

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus