On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1903

Historical Events

  • 29th Kentucky Derby: Hal Booker riding Judge Himes wins in 2:09

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestBenjamin Spock

Benjamin Spock, American pediatrician (Common Sense Book of Baby Care), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1998)

Pediatrician Benjamin Spock
Benjamin Spock
  • Øivin Fjeldstad, Norwegian conductor and composer, born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1983)
1903 Highlights

About May 2, 1903

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus