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Historical Events In 1903

Sunday, 29 March 2020

Apr 03   Peter Huchel, writer on this day in history.  

Apr 05   On this day in history thomas Baron Pitfield, composer  

Apr 06   General railroad strike against "worgwetten" (anti-strike laws) on this day in history.  

Apr 06   On this day in history harold Edgerton, foremost high-speed photographer  

Apr 08   Ilka Chase, NYC, actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien) in the year 1903.  

Apr 09   On this day in history gregory Pincus, inventor (birth control pill) [or Nov 9]  

Apr 10   Clare Boothe Luce, US ambassador (to Vatican) on this day in history.  

Apr 11   Gemma Galgani, Italian saint, dies at 25 in the year 1903.  

Apr 12   Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist/UN advisor (Nobel 1969) in the year 1903.  

Apr 13   Derk J A Haspels, Dutch actor, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Apr 13   Rex Evans, actor (Frankenstein meets the Wolfman, Zara, Matchmaker) on this day in history.  

Apr 14   On this day in history dr Harry Plotz discovers vaccine against typhoid (NYC)  

Apr 15   Erich Arendt, writer [or Apr 16] on this day in history.  

Apr 17   In the year 1903 gregor Piatigorsky, Ekaterinoslav Russia, cellist (or 4/20)  

Apr 18   Leonid Kinskey, St Petersburg Russia, actor (Casablanca) on this day in history.  

Apr 19   On this day in history eliot Ness, untouchable (FBI agent-Chicago)  

Apr 19   On this day in history the birth of Eliot Ness, American agent who put Al Capone behind bars  

Apr 20   In the year 1903 7th Boston Marathon won by John Lorden of Mass in 2:41:29.8  

Apr 20   Dagmar Edqvist, Swedish author (Kamrathustru-Wife & Comrade) in the year 1903.  

Apr 20   R S Dugan discovers asteroid #508 Princetonia on this day in history.  

Apr 21   On this day in history hans Hedtoft, premier Denmark (1947..55)  

Apr 22   In the year 1903 american Power Boat Association forms  

Apr 23   On this day in history guy Simonds, youngest general officer in the Canadian army (d 1974)  

Apr 23   In the year 1903 nY Highlanders (Yankees) win their 1st game beating Wash Senators 7-2  

Apr 24   Jose A Primo de Rivera y Saenz de Heredia, founder (Spanish Falange) on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Camilla Horn, actress (Rebus, Vertigine, Polterabend, Matinee Idol) on this day in history.  

Apr 26   Geoffrey Worthington, Air vice-marshall on this day in history.  

Apr 27   On this day in history 1st Highlander (Yankee) shut-out, Phila A's win 6-0  

Apr 27   In the year 1903 frank Belknap Long, American writer (Rim of the Unknown)  

Apr 27   Long Island's Jamaica Race Track opens on this day in history.  

Apr 28   M Wolf discovers asteroid #509 Iolanda in the year 1903.  

Apr 29   Frank Alberta at 4 10 am, a huge 74 million tonne slab of limestone slides off the east slope of Turtle Mountain and sweeps 1.6 km through the Crowsnest Pass valley and the coal mining village of Frank, burying the mine entrance and killing at least 70 people in 100 seconds; only 23 survive, and 17 trapped miners dig themselves to safety 13 hours later. The slab is 400 metres high, 1200 metres wide and 150 metres thick on this day in history.  

Apr 29   On this day in history frank Alberta at 4:10 am, a huge 74 million tonne slab of limestone slides off the east slope of Turtle Mountain and sweeps 1.6 km through the Crowsnest Pass valley and the coal mining village of Frank, burying the mine entrance and killing at least 70 people in 100 seconds; only 23 survive, and 17 trapped miners dig themselves to safety 13 hours later. The slab is 400 metres high, 1200 metres wide and 150 metres thick.  

Apr 29   In the year 1903 frank Parker, NYC, singer (Arthur Godfrey Show, Masquerade Party)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1903

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of anton van Duinkerken, [Willem JMA Asselbergs], literary  

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

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

Jan 05   In the year 1903 birth of leighton Lucas, composer  

Jan 05   Harold Gatty, Australian aviator, navigator with Wiley Post (d. 1957) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Boris Blacher, Newchwang China, German composer (Orchester-Ornament) was born in the year 1903.  

Jan 06   In the year 1903 birth of francis L Sullivan, London England, actor (Missing Rembrandt)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of maurice Abravanel, Saloniki Greece, conductor/composer  

Famous Deaths In 1903

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1903 death of alois Hitler, father of Adolf Hitler (b. 1837)  

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

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

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 in the year 1903.  

Feb 01   George G Stokes, British physicist/pres Royal Society, dies at 83 in the year 1903.  

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

Feb 11   Henryk Szulc, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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