On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1903

Historical Events

  • 37th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Africander wins in 2:21.75

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Queen Wilhelmina opens Berlages Merchants bureau in Amsterdam

Queen of the Netherlands Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
Queen of the Netherlands
Wilhelmina of the Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Walt Kiesling, American Pro Football Hall of Fame guard (NFL 1920s All-Decade Team; First-team All-Pro 1929, 30, 32; Chicago Cardinals, Chicago Bears) and coach (Pittsburgh Pirates/Steelers), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1962)
1903 Highlights

About May 27, 1903

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini