What Happened on November 17, 1903

Historical Events

  • Dahomey (Benin) becomes a French protectorate
  • In the Treaty of Petropolis, Bolivia cedes the territory of Arce to Brazil; Bolivia gains rail and water outlets in the east

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Kaminski, Russian born Israeli composer, born in Odessa, Ukraine (d. 1972)
Born in 1903

About November 17, 1903

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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