On This Day

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, composer
1903 Highlights

About November 17, 1903

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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