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Historical Events In 1903

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Dec 27   The barbershop quartet favorite, Sweet Adeline, was sung for the first time -- in New York City on this day in history.  

Dec 28   Clyde Fitch's "Glad of It," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Dec 28   George [Robert] Gissing, English novelist, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

Dec 28   On this day in history john von Neumann, mathematician/astronomer (Bocher Award 1938)  

Dec 29   Clyde McCoy, jazz trumpeter/bandleader in the year 1903.  

Dec 29   In the year 1903 french Equatorial Africa separates into Gabon, Chad & Ubangi-Shari  

Dec 30   600 people die in a fire at the Iroquois Theater in Chicago in the year 1903.  

Dec 30   602 die as flames swept through Iroquois Theater in Chicago on this day in history.  

Dec 30   American Political Science Association founded at New Orleans in the year 1903.  

Dec 30   In the year 1903 electric arc lamp sets fire to Iroquois theater in Chicago leaving 602 dead in one of the deadliest blazes in American 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   Charles Foulkes, Canada, general was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Joris Diels, Flemish actor/director (Haagsche Comedy) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1903 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   In the year 1903 birth of francis L Sullivan, London England, actor (Missing Rembrandt)  

Jan 06   In the year 1903 birth of maurice Abravanel, Saloniki Greece, conductor/composer  

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   In the year 1903 geo[rge J H] Poggenbeek, Dutch surrealist painter, dies at 49  

Jan 17   Ignaz Wechselmann, Hungarian architect and philanthropist (b. 1828) died on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1903 hermanus J A M Schaepman, Dutch clergyman/politician, dies at 58  

Jan 28   In the year 1903 augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer, dies at 55  

Feb 01   George G Stokes, British physicist/pres Royal Society, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   Frederick E Kitziger, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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

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