On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1903

Historical Events

  • 1st automobile trip across US leaves San Francisco for New York, (arrives July 26)
  • 1st direct primary election law in US adopted, by Wisconsin

Famous Birthdays

  • Walter Reisch, American screenwriter (Ninotchka, Gaslight, Titanic)
1903 Highlights

About May 23, 1903

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini