What Happened on October 5, 1903

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Sir Samuel Griffith is appointed the first Chief Justice of Australia and Sir Edmund Barton and Richard O'Connor are appointed as foundation justices.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Blazing Stewardesses)
  • M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist (d. 1989)