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Historical Events In 1903

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Jan 02   Anton van Duinkerken, [Willem JMA Asselbergs], literary on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history pres T Roosevelt shuts down post office in Indianola Miss, for refusing to accept its appointed postmistress because she was black  

Jan 02   On this day in history president T Roosevelt shuts down post office in Indianola MI, for refusing to accept its appointed postmistress because she was black  

Jan 03   Charles Foulkes, Canada, general in the year 1903.  

Jan 04   Geo[rge J H] Poggenbeek, Dutch surrealist painter, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Joris Diels, Flemish actor/director (Haagsche Comedy) in the year 1903.  

Jan 04   Topsy, an elephant, was electrocuted by Thomas Edison during the War of Currents campaign on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Leighton Lucas, composer in the year 1903.  

Jan 05   On this day in history san Francisco-Hawaii telegraph cable opens for public use  

Jan 05   SF-Hawaii telegraph cable opens for public use on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history boris Blacher, Newchwang China, German composer (Orchester-Ornament)  

Jan 06   On this day in history dutch Press museum opens in Amsterdam  

Jan 07   In the year 1903 alan Napier, Birmingham England, actor (Alfred-Batman)  

Jan 07   Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Blanched Soldier" (BG) on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier" (BG) on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1903 vincent d'Indy's opera "L'etranger," premieres in Brussel  

Jan 08   Gene Roth, [Eugene Stutenroth], SD, actor (She Demons, Spider) in the year 1903.  

Jan 09   In the year 1903 2 NYers buy Baltimore baseball franchise for $18,000 & moved it to NY  

Jan 09   In the year 1903 wind Cave National Park, South Dakota established  

Jan 10   On this day in history barbara Hepworth, English abstract sculptor/actress (Rescued by Rover)  

Jan 11   Alan Paton, South Africa, writer (Cry, the Beloved Country) on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Harry Houdini performs at Rembrandt theater, Amsterdam in the year 1903.  

Jan 12   Igor V Kurtshatov, Russian nuclear physicist on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Rhodes Opera House burns in Boyertown PA, killing 170 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Kay Francis, [Katherine E Gibbs], Okla City, actress (False Madonna) on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Veronica Turleigh, County Donegal Ireland, actress (Promoter) in the year 1903.  

Jan 17   Warren Hull, Gasport NY, actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World) on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history berthold Goldschmidt, German/British (opera)composer (Beatrice Cenci)  

Jan 19   1st regular transatlantic radio broadcast between US & England on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1903 alfred Lane Beit, connoisseur  

Jan 19   On this day in history new bicycle race "Tour de France" announced  

Jan 19   On this day in history the first regular transatlantic radio broadcast between US & England  

Jan 20   On this day in history leon Ames, Portland Indiana, actor (Mr Ed, Father of the Bride)  

Jan 21   "Wizard of Oz," premieres in New York City NY on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1903

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Anton van Duinkerken, [Willem JMA Asselbergs], literary was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of charles Foulkes, Canada, general  

Jan 04   Joris Diels, Flemish actor/director (Haagsche Comedy) was born in the year 1903.  

Jan 05   Leighton Lucas, composer was born in the year 1903.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of harold Gatty, Australian aviator, navigator with Wiley Post (d. 1957)  

Jan 06   In the year 1903 birth of boris Blacher, Newchwang China, German composer (Orchester-Ornament)  

Jan 06   Francis L Sullivan, London England, actor (Missing Rembrandt) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Maurice Abravanel, Saloniki Greece, conductor/composer was born in the year 1903.  

Famous Deaths In 1903

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Alois Hitler, father of Adolf Hitler (b. 1837) died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history geo[rge J H] Poggenbeek, Dutch surrealist painter, dies at 49  

Jan 17   In the year 1903 death of ignaz Wechselmann, Hungarian architect and philanthropist (b. 1828)  

Jan 21   Hermanus J A M Schaepman, Dutch clergyman/politician, dies at 58 in the year 1903.  

Jan 28   Augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history george G Stokes, British physicist/pres Royal Society, dies at 83  

Feb 03   In the year 1903 frederick E Kitziger, composer, dies at 59  

Feb 11   Henryk Szulc, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1903.  

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