On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1903

Historical Events

  • 1st transcontinental motorcycle trip began in San Francisco by George A. Wyman (arrives in New York July 6)

Famous Deaths

  • Eduard Rappoldi, composer, dies at 72
1903 Highlights

About May 16, 1903

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus