The following events occurred in June 1903:
- Born: Vasyl Velychkovsky, Ukrainian bishop and martyr, in Stanislav (died 1973)
- An earthquake of 6.9 magnitude strikes the Alaska Peninsula, part of the United States.
June 4, 1903 (Thursday)Edit
June 5, 1903 (Friday)Edit
June 7, 1903 (Sunday)Edit
- Born: Marguerite Yourcenar, Belgian-French author, in Brussels (died 1987)
- Harry Vardon of Jersey wins the 1903 Open Championship golf tournament at Prestwick in Scotland.
- Died: Nikolai Bugaev, 65, Russian mathematician
June 12, 1903 (Friday)Edit
June 15, 1903 (Monday)Edit
- In Germany's federal election, the Social Democratic Party (SPD) wins the popular vote, but the Centre Party remains the largest party in the Reichstag.
- In the Danish Folketing election, the Venstre Reform Party, under incumbent Council President Johan Henrik Deuntzer, wins 73 of the 114 seats.
- Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen sets off from Oslo in an attempt at the first east-west navigation of the Northwest Passage.
- The Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit by Henry Ford.
- The M1903 Springfield rifle is officially adopted by the United States military.
- A minor earthquake (4.9 magnitude) strikes an area of North Wales, UK, centred on the town of Caernarfon.
- Died: Herbert Vaughan, 71, English Catholic cardinal and Archbishop of Westminster
- George White, an African-American suspected of murdering Helen Bishop, a minister's daughter, is lynched in New Castle County, Delaware, United States.
- Born: Anthony Veiller, US screenwriter and film producer, son of screenwriter Bayard Veiller and actress Margaret Wycherly, in New York City (died 1965)
June 24, 1903 (Wednesday)Edit
June 26, 1903 (Friday)Edit
- 19-year-old American socialite Aida de Acosta becomes the first woman to fly a powered aircraft solo when she pilots Santos-Dumont's motorized dirigible, “No. 9”, from Paris to Château de Bagatelle in France.
- The Women's Singles competition at the 1903 U.S.National Championships tennis tournament is won by Elisabeth Moore (USA).
June 28, 1903 (Sunday)Edit
- Penlee Gallery biography
- "A Timeline of the History of Women in Trinity". A Century of Women in Trinity College. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
- "Belgian Merchant P-Z" (PDF). Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 1 December 2010.[permanent dead link]
- Brenner, Morgan G. (2009). The Majors of Golf: Complete Results of the Open, the U.S. Open, the PGA Championship and the Masters, 1860–2008. 1. McFarland. ISBN 978-0-7864-3360-5.
- Dorich, William. Kosovo. ISBN 0-317-05074-5.
- Work On Italian Cabinet; Premier Zanardelli Tries in Vain to Get Strengthening Material, The New York Times, June 21, 1903
- "Oregon's Top 10 Weather Events of 1900s". National Weather Service. Retrieved November 20, 2010.
- Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p762 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
- Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p524 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
- Roald Amundsen and the Exploration of the Northwest Passage. Oslo, Norway: Fram Museum. 2008. pp. 63, 65. ISBN 9788282350013.
- James Martin Miller; Henry Ford (1922), The amazing story of Henry Ford, M. A. Donohue & co., p. 72
- "HMS Scorpion". Navy Historical Center (United States Navy). Archived from the original on 2008-10-07. Retrieved 2008-08-19.
- "Notes on individual earthquakes". British Geological Survey. Archived from the original on 16 May 2011. Retrieved 8 December 2011.
- Harry Themal (January 9, 2017). "Harry Themal: New Castle County's gruesome 1903 lynching by fire". Delaware Online. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
- "Women in Transportation – Changing America's History: Reference Materials" (PDF). United States Department of Transportation. March 1998. p. 10. Retrieved 2012-08-21.
- Spalding's Lawn Tennis Annual for 1904. New York: American Sports Publishing Company. 1904. p. 119.
- 1903 U.S. Open