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Historical Events In 1903

Sunday, 09 August 2020

Apr 03   Peter Huchel, writer in the year 1903.  

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

Apr 06   General railroad strike against "worgwetten" (anti-strike laws) in the year 1903.  

Apr 06   Harold Edgerton, foremost high-speed photographer in the year 1903.  

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] on this day in history.  

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

Apr 11   On this day in history gemma Galgani, Italian saint, dies at 25  

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

Apr 13   On this day in history derk J A Haspels, Dutch actor, dies at 65  

Apr 13   In the year 1903 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   Erich Arendt, writer [or Apr 16] on this day in history.  

Apr 17   Gregor Piatigorsky, Ekaterinoslav Russia, cellist (or 4/20) in the year 1903.  

Apr 18   On this day in history 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 in the year 1903.  

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

Apr 20   In the year 1903 dagmar Edqvist, Swedish author (Kamrathustru-Wife & Comrade)  

Apr 20   On this day in history r S Dugan discovers asteroid #508 Princetonia  

Apr 21   Hans Hedtoft, premier Denmark (1947..55) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1903.  

Apr 25   On this day in history camilla Horn, actress (Rebus, Vertigine, Polterabend, Matinee Idol)  

Apr 26   On this day in history 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   Long Island's Jamaica Race Track opens in the year 1903.  

Apr 28   In the year 1903 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 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 29   Frank Parker, NYC, singer (Arthur Godfrey Show, Masquerade Party) on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of charles Foulkes, Canada, general  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of joris Diels, Flemish actor/director (Haagsche Comedy)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of leighton Lucas, composer  

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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of ignaz Wechselmann, Hungarian architect and philanthropist (b. 1828)  

Jan 21   On this day in history 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   In the year 1903 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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