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Historical Events In 1903

Wednesday, 29 January 2020

Apr 03   On this day in history peter Huchel, writer  

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

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

Apr 09   In the year 1903 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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 21   Hans Hedtoft, premier Denmark (1947..55) in the year 1903.  

Apr 22   In the year 1903 american Power Boat Association forms  

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

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

Apr 24   On this day in history jose A Primo de Rivera y Saenz de Heredia, founder (Spanish Falange)  

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

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   On this day in history frank Belknap Long, American writer (Rim of the Unknown)  

Apr 27   On this day in history long Island's Jamaica Race Track opens  

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 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   Anton van Duinkerken, [Willem JMA Asselbergs], literary was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1903 birth of joris Diels, Flemish actor/director (Haagsche Comedy)  

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 in the year 1903.  

Jan 06   Francis L Sullivan, London England, actor (Missing Rembrandt) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1903.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1903 george G Stokes, British physicist/pres Royal Society, dies at 83  

Feb 03   In the year 1903 frederick E Kitziger, composer, dies at 59  

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

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