Historical Events In 1903
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Oct 09 In the year 1903 11" (28.4 cm) rainfall in 24 hrs (NYC)
Oct 09 On this day in history 11" rainfall in 24 hrs (NYC)
Oct 09 In the year 1903 walter O'Malley, baseball team owner (Dodgers)
Oct 10 Charles T von Saksen-Coburg-Gotha, Count of Flanders/prince on this day in history.
Oct 12 In the year 1903 grayson Kirk, Jeffersonville Ohio, educator
Oct 12 Lyric Theater opens at 213 W 42nd St NYC on this day in history.
Oct 13 In the year 1903 jens Bjerre, composer
Oct 13 Pirates beats Pilgrims (Red Sox) 5 games to 3 in 1st World Series on this day in history.
Oct 16 Homel, 1st Jewish self defense organization founded in Russia on this day in history.
Oct 16 Mario Pilati, composer in the year 1903.
Oct 17 Irene Ryan, El Paso Texas, actress (Granny-Beverly Hillbillies) on this day in history.
Oct 18 On this day in history ambrose Thibodeaux, cajun accordionist
Oct 19 Vittorio Giannini, composer on this day in history.
Oct 20 In the year 1903 john Lodge, Washington DC, actor (Witchmaker)
Oct 20 In the year 1903 uS wins disputed boundary between District of Alaska & Canada
Oct 20 On this day in history uS wins disputed boundary between the District of Alaska & Canada
Oct 22 George Beadle, US biologist (Nobel 1958) on this day in history.
Oct 23 Francis Ellingwood Abbot, theologian (Scientific Theism), dies at 66 on this day in history.
Oct 23 Milford Dolliole, pioneer jazz drummer in the year 1903.
Oct 24 1st trotter to run a mile under 2 minutes (Lou Dillon 1:58.1) in the year 1903.
Oct 24 George Sutton becomes billiard champ in the year 1903.
Oct 24 The National Transcontinental Railway Act is passed. In order to expand into Western Canada the Grand Trunk Railway agrees to build a line from Moncton, New Brunswick to Quebec, then on a more northerly route than on any other transcontinental line to a point on the British Columbia Coast, which was to become Prince Rupert. The part between Moncton and Winnipeg was to be known as the National Transcontinental Railway and was to be built by the government. The line west of Winnipeg, to be known as the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, was to be built by the Grand Trunk itself on this day in history.
Oct 25 Senate begins investigating Teapot Dome scandals of Harding admin in the year 1903.
Oct 26 In the year 1903 herbert Stanley Oakeley, composer, dies at 73
Oct 26 Yerba Buena is 1st Key System ferry to cross SF Bay on this day in history.
Oct 28 Evelyn A Waugh, London, author (Brideshead Revisited, Scoop) in the year 1903.
Oct 28 The birth of Evelyn Waugh, English novelist in the year 1903.
Oct 29 In the year 1903 vivian Ellis, composer
Oct 30 In the year 1903 konrad Friedrich Noetel, composer
Nov 01 In the year 1903 don Robey, US gospel singer
Nov 01 [Christian M] Theodor Mommsen, German historian (Nobel 1902), dies on this day in history.
Nov 02 In the year 1903 lyceum Theater (New Lyceum) opens at 149 W 45th St NYC
Nov 03 In the year 1903 colombia grants Panama independence
Nov 03 Panama Declares Its Independence from Colombia in the year 1903.