On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1903

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Robey, American record label executive (Peacock; Duke) and record producer, born in Houston, Texas (d. 1975)
  • Edward "Carji" Greeves, Australian Rules Football midfielder (winner inaugural Brownlow Medal 1924), born in Warragul, Victoria (d. 1963)
  • Gerard Nabrink, Dutch anarchist and co-founder (NVSH), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • Jean Tardieu, French dramatist, born in St Germain de Joux (d. 1995)
  • Max Adrian, Irish actor (Devils, Music Lover), born in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh (d. 1973)

Famous Deaths

Theodor Mommsen

Theodor Mommsen, German historian and scholar (Nobel Prize in Literature 1902), dies at 85

1903 Highlights

About November 1, 1903

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 118 years and 1 month
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio