On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1903

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward van der Merwe, South African cricket wicket-keeper (2 Tests in 30's), born in Rustenburg, Transvaal (d. 1971)
  • Leon-Etienne Duval, French prelate and cardinal of the Catholic Church in Algeria, born in ChĂȘnex, Haute-Savoie, France (d. 1996)
  • Margaret Fay Shaw, American photographer and folklorist known for her work in the Scottish Hebrides, born in Glenshaw, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
1903 Highlights

About November 9, 1903

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio