On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1903

Historical Events

  • J M Synge's "In the Shadow of the Glen" premieres in Dublin

Famous Birthdays

  • Lina Radke, German 800m runner (Olympic gold 1928), born in Karlsruhe, Germany (d. 1983)
  • René Guillou, French organist and composer (L'Autre mère), born in Rennes, Brittany, France (d. 1958)
1903 Highlights

About October 8, 1903

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 117 years and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra