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The following events occurred in August 1903:

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August 1, 1903 (Saturday)Edit

August 2, 1903 (Sunday)Edit

August 3, 1903 (Monday)Edit

  • Born:
    • Habib Bourguiba, Tunisian lawyer and politician, President of Tunisia 1957–1987, in Monastir (d. 2000)
    • Fahri Korutürk, Turkish naval officer and politician, President of Turkey 1973–80, in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (d. 1987)

August 4, 1903 (Tuesday)Edit

August 5, 1903 (Wednesday)Edit

August 6, 1903 (Thursday)Edit

August 7, 1903 (Friday)Edit

August 8, 1903 (Saturday)Edit

August 9, 1903 (Sunday)Edit

August 10, 1903 (Monday)Edit

August 11, 1903 (Tuesday)Edit

August 12, 1903 (Wednesday)Edit

August 13, 1903 (Thursday)Edit

August 14, 1903 (Friday)Edit

August 15, 1903 (Saturday)Edit

August 16, 1903 (Sunday)Edit

August 17, 1903 (Monday)Edit

August 18, 1903 (Tuesday)Edit

  • German inventor Karl Jatho gets his motorized heavier-than-air aircraft up to 200 feet (60 m) above the ground.[22]

August 19, 1903 (Wednesday)Edit

August 20, 1903 (Thursday)Edit

August 21, 1903 (Friday)Edit

August 22, 1903 (Saturday)Edit

August 23, 1903 (Sunday)Edit

August 24, 1903 (Monday)Edit

August 25, 1903 (Tuesday)Edit

  • The Judiciary Act is passed in the Australian parliament, regulating the structure of Australia's judicial system and conferring jurisdiction on Australian federal courts.[25]
  • Teresa Urrea's home in Los Angeles, United States, where she had been supporting Mexican workers, is destroyed by fire.[26]

August 26, 1903 (Wednesday)Edit

August 27, 1903 (Thursday)Edit

August 28, 1903 (Friday)Edit

  • A reception is held at Poona, India, for the outgoing Governor of Bombay, Lord Northcote, with an estimated 7,000 people in attendance.[27]

August 29, 1903 (Saturday)Edit

August 30, 1903 (Sunday)Edit

August 31, 1903 (Monday)Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Straub, Patrick (10 November 2009). It Happened in South Dakota: Remarkable Events That Shaped History. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 33. ISBN 978-0-7627-6171-5.
  2. ^ "Mr. Carnegie And Dunfermline". The Times (37153). London. 1903-08-07. p. 10.
  3. ^ Alsiö, Martin; Frantz, Alf; Lindahl, Jimmy; et al., eds. (2004). 100 år: Svenska fotbollförbundets jubileumsbok 1904-2004, del 2: statistiken. Vällingby: Stroemberg Media Group. ISBN 91-86184-59-8.
  4. ^   Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Pope Pius X" . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.
  5. ^ "Fourth Generation". ancestry.com. Retrieved 12 May 2016., date given as 18 August Gregorian calendar, which converts to 5 August in the Julian calendar used in Romania at the time.
  6. ^ Krupskaya, Reminiscences of Lenin
  7. ^ The Advertiser, 10 August 1903, page 4
  8. ^ "Grand Stand Falls; 4 Killed, 125 Injured" (PDF). New York Times. August 9, 1903.
  9. ^ Macht, Norman L.; Connie Mack, III (2007). Connie Mack and the Early Years of Baseball. University of Nebraska Press. p. 316. ISBN 0-8032-3263-2. Retrieved May 22, 2009.
  10. ^ William Roger Louis (2006). Ends of British Imperialism: The Scramble for Empire, Suez, and Decolonization. I.B.Tauris. pp. 154–. ISBN 978-1-84511-347-6.
  11. ^ Avella, Steven M; Zalar, Jeffrey (Fall 1997), "Sanctity in the Era of Catholic Action: The Case of St. Pius X", Catholic Historian (Spirituality and Devotionalism ed.), US, 15 (4), pp. 57–80
  12. ^ "Renders 5,000 Homeless". Pittsburgh Daily Post. Washington, D.C. August 12, 1903. p. 1. Retrieved May 30, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  
  13. ^ Durham, Keith. Noon, Steve. (2002). Viking Longship Osprey Publishing ISBN 1-84176-349-7
  14. ^ "Ninety Lives Lost in Jamaica Storm". Los Angeles Herald-Express. Washington, D.C. September 18, 1903. Retrieved May 17, 2016 – via California Digital Newspaper Collection.
  15. ^ "Centennial Earthquake Catalog". United States Geological Survey. August 11, 1903. Retrieved November 16, 2015.
  16. ^ "Significant Earthquake GREECE: MITATA (KYTHERA)". National Geophysical Data Center. August 11, 1903. Retrieved November 16, 2015.
  17. ^ Sánchez, Luis Alberto. "Eugenio María de Hostos". Escritores representativos de América. Madrid: Gredos 2 (1963): 147–54
  18. ^ Jose F. Partagas (1997). Year 1903 (PDF). Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (Report). Miami, Florida: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. pp. 48–52. Retrieved May 17, 2016.
  19. ^ Miller, David W.: Church, State and Nation in Ireland 1898–1921 Land for the People pp.77–94, Gill & Macmillan (1973) ISBN 0-7171-0645-4
  20. ^ "Storm's Work in Mexico" (PDF). The New York Times. Austin, Texas. August 22, 1903. Retrieved May 30, 2016.
  21. ^ Cummings, John (1980). Railway Motor Buses and Bus Services in the British Isles 1902–1933, volume 2. Oxford: Oxford Publishing Company. ISBN 0-86093-050-5.
  22. ^ "The Pioneers : An Anthology : Karl Jatho (1873–1933)". Retrieved 6 August 2016.
  23. ^ Ann Savours (4 April 2013). The Voyages of the Discovery: An Illustrated History of Scott's Ship. Seaforth Publishing. pp. 54–. ISBN 978-1-84832-702-3.
  24. ^ "Tennis Final Postponed" (PDF). The New York Times. August 26, 1903.
  25. ^ ALRC Report 92: A Review of the Judiciary Act 1903 and Related Legislation – Australian Law Reform Commission Review (July 2001)
  26. ^ Paul J. Vanderwood (1998). The Power of God Against the Guns of Government: Religious Upheaval in Mexico at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century. Stanford University Press. pp. 384–. ISBN 978-0-8047-3039-6.
  27. ^ a b Elizabeth Taylor (31 May 2013). The Old World and the New: The Marriage and Colonial Adventures of Lord and Lady Northcote. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 74–. ISBN 978-1-4438-4919-7.
  28. ^ Playbill (October 1903)