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Historical Events In 1903

Friday, 19 April 2019

Apr 03   Peter Huchel, writer in the year 1903.  

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

Apr 06   On this day in history general railroad strike against "worgwetten" (anti-strike laws)  

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   Gregory Pincus, inventor (birth control pill) [or Nov 9] in the year 1903.  

Apr 10   In the year 1903 clare Boothe Luce, US ambassador (to Vatican)  

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

Apr 12   In the year 1903 jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist/UN advisor (Nobel 1969)  

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) in the year 1903.  

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

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

Apr 17   On this day in history gregor Piatigorsky, Ekaterinoslav Russia, cellist (or 4/20)  

Apr 18   In the year 1903 leonid Kinskey, St Petersburg Russia, actor (Casablanca)  

Apr 19   Eliot Ness, untouchable (FBI agent-Chicago) in the year 1903.  

Apr 19   The birth of Eliot Ness, American agent who put Al Capone behind bars on this day in history.  

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

Apr 20   On this day in history dagmar Edqvist, Swedish author (Kamrathustru-Wife & Comrade)  

Apr 20   In the year 1903 r S Dugan discovers asteroid #508 Princetonia  

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

Apr 22   American Power Boat Association forms on this day in history.  

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

Apr 23   On this day in history nY Highlanders (Yankees) win their 1st game beating Wash Senators 7-2  

Apr 24   In the year 1903 jose A Primo de Rivera y Saenz de Heredia, founder (Spanish Falange)  

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

Apr 26   In the year 1903 geoffrey Worthington, Air vice-marshall  

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

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

Apr 27   In the year 1903 long Island's Jamaica Race Track opens  

Apr 28   On this day in history m Wolf discovers asteroid #509 Iolanda  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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   In the year 1903 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 in the year 1903.  

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

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

Feb 11   In the year 1903 henryk Szulc, composer, dies at 67  

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