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Historical Events In 1903

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Apr 03   On this day in history peter Huchel, writer  

Apr 05   Thomas Baron Pitfield, composer in the year 1903.  

Apr 06   In the year 1903 general railroad strike against "worgwetten" (anti-strike laws)  

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

Apr 08   On this day in history ilka Chase, NYC, actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien)  

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   On this day in history derk J A Haspels, Dutch actor, dies at 65  

Apr 13   On this day in history rex Evans, actor (Frankenstein meets the Wolfman, Zara, Matchmaker)  

Apr 14   Dr Harry Plotz discovers vaccine against typhoid (NYC) in the year 1903.  

Apr 15   On this day in history erich Arendt, writer [or Apr 16]  

Apr 17   Gregor Piatigorsky, Ekaterinoslav Russia, cellist (or 4/20) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 19   Eliot Ness, untouchable (FBI agent-Chicago) on this day in history.  

Apr 19   In the year 1903 the birth of Eliot Ness, American agent who put Al Capone behind bars  

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

Apr 20   Dagmar Edqvist, Swedish author (Kamrathustru-Wife & Comrade) on this day in history.  

Apr 20   R S Dugan discovers asteroid #508 Princetonia in the year 1903.  

Apr 21   In the year 1903 hans Hedtoft, premier Denmark (1947..55)  

Apr 22   In the year 1903 american Power Boat Association forms  

Apr 23   Guy Simonds, youngest general officer in the Canadian army (d 1974) in the year 1903.  

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

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

Apr 25   In the year 1903 camilla Horn, actress (Rebus, Vertigine, Polterabend, Matinee Idol)  

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

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

Apr 27   Frank Belknap Long, American writer (Rim of the Unknown) in the year 1903.  

Apr 27   Long Island's Jamaica Race Track opens in the year 1903.  

Apr 28   M Wolf discovers asteroid #509 Iolanda on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1903.  

Apr 29   Frank Parker, NYC, singer (Arthur Godfrey Show, Masquerade Party) in the year 1903.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Francis L Sullivan, London England, actor (Missing Rembrandt) was born in the year 1903.  

Jan 06   Maurice Abravanel, Saloniki Greece, conductor/composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1903

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Alois Hitler, father of Adolf Hitler (b. 1837) died in the year 1903.  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history 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 in the year 1903.  

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

Feb 03   On this day in history frederick E Kitziger, composer, dies at 59  

Feb 11   On this day in history henryk Szulc, composer, dies at 67  

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