Historical Events In 1903
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Oct 09 On this day in history 11" (28.4 cm) rainfall in 24 hrs (NYC)
Oct 09 11" rainfall in 24 hrs (NYC) on this day in history.
Oct 09 In the year 1903 walter O'Malley, baseball team owner (Dodgers)
Oct 10 On this day in history charles T von Saksen-Coburg-Gotha, Count of Flanders/prince
Oct 12 Grayson Kirk, Jeffersonville Ohio, educator on this day in history.
Oct 12 Lyric Theater opens at 213 W 42nd St NYC in the year 1903.
Oct 13 Jens Bjerre, composer on this day in history.
Oct 13 On this day in history pirates beats Pilgrims (Red Sox) 5 games to 3 in 1st World Series
Oct 16 Homel, 1st Jewish self defense organization founded in Russia in the year 1903.
Oct 16 Mario Pilati, composer on this day in history.
Oct 17 On this day in history irene Ryan, El Paso Texas, actress (Granny-Beverly Hillbillies)
Oct 18 On this day in history ambrose Thibodeaux, cajun accordionist
Oct 19 In the year 1903 vittorio Giannini, composer
Oct 20 In the year 1903 john Lodge, Washington DC, actor (Witchmaker)
Oct 20 In the year 1903 uS wins disputed boundary between District of Alaska & Canada
Oct 20 US wins disputed boundary between the District of Alaska & Canada on this day in history.
Oct 22 George Beadle, US biologist (Nobel 1958) in the year 1903.
Oct 23 In the year 1903 francis Ellingwood Abbot, theologian (Scientific Theism), dies at 66
Oct 23 In the year 1903 milford Dolliole, pioneer jazz drummer
Oct 24 1st trotter to run a mile under 2 minutes (Lou Dillon 1:58.1) on this day in history.
Oct 24 In the year 1903 george Sutton becomes billiard champ
Oct 24 On this day in history the National Transcontinental Railway Act is passed. In order to expand into Western Canada the Grand Trunk Railway agrees to build a line from Moncton, New Brunswick to Quebec, then on a more northerly route than on any other transcontinental line to a point on the British Columbia Coast, which was to become Prince Rupert. The part between Moncton and Winnipeg was to be known as the National Transcontinental Railway and was to be built by the government. The line west of Winnipeg, to be known as the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, was to be built by the Grand Trunk itself.
Oct 25 Senate begins investigating Teapot Dome scandals of Harding admin on this day in history.
Oct 26 In the year 1903 herbert Stanley Oakeley, composer, dies at 73
Oct 26 Yerba Buena is 1st Key System ferry to cross SF Bay on this day in history.
Oct 28 In the year 1903 evelyn A Waugh, London, author (Brideshead Revisited, Scoop)
Oct 28 On this day in history the birth of Evelyn Waugh, English novelist
Oct 29 Vivian Ellis, composer on this day in history.
Oct 30 In the year 1903 konrad Friedrich Noetel, composer
Nov 01 Don Robey, US gospel singer on this day in history.
Nov 01 [Christian M] Theodor Mommsen, German historian (Nobel 1902), dies on this day in history.
Nov 02 In the year 1903 lyceum Theater (New Lyceum) opens at 149 W 45th St NYC
Nov 03 On this day in history colombia grants Panama independence
Nov 03 Panama Declares Its Independence from Colombia on this day in history.