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Historical Events In 1903

Sunday, 16 June 2019

Apr 03   On this day in history peter Huchel, writer  

Apr 05   In the year 1903 thomas Baron Pitfield, composer  

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

Apr 06   In the year 1903 harold Edgerton, foremost high-speed photographer  

Apr 08   Ilka Chase, NYC, actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 12   Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist/UN advisor (Nobel 1969) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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) in the year 1903.  

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   On this day in history american Power Boat Association forms  

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

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) in the year 1903.  

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   Frank Belknap Long, American writer (Rim of the Unknown) on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 29   In the year 1903 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 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   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   Leighton Lucas, composer was born in the year 1903.  

Jan 05   In the year 1903 birth of harold Gatty, Australian aviator, navigator with Wiley Post (d. 1957)  

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 in the year 1903.  

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   On this day in history geo[rge J H] Poggenbeek, Dutch surrealist painter, dies at 49  

Jan 17   Ignaz Wechselmann, Hungarian architect and philanthropist (b. 1828) died in the year 1903.  

Jan 21   In the year 1903 hermanus J A M Schaepman, Dutch clergyman/politician, dies at 58  

Jan 28   On this day in history augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer, dies at 55  

Feb 01   George G Stokes, British physicist/pres Royal Society, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 11   Henryk Szulc, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1903.  

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