On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1903

Historical Events

  • Homel, 1st Jewish self defense organization founded in Russia

Famous Birthdays

  • Cecile de Brunhoff, French storyteller (d. 2003)
  • Rex Bell [George Francis Beldam], American cowboy actor (Cowboys & Injuns) and 21st Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1962)
1903 Highlights

About October 16, 1903

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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