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The following events occurred in June 1903:

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June 1, 1903 (Monday)Edit

June 2, 1903 (Tuesday)Edit

  • An earthquake of 6.9 magnitude strikes the Alaska Peninsula, part of the United States.

June 3, 1903 (Wednesday)Edit

June 4, 1903 (Thursday)Edit

June 5, 1903 (Friday)Edit

June 6, 1903 (Saturday)Edit

June 7, 1903 (Sunday)Edit

June 8, 1903 (Monday)Edit

June 9, 1903 (Tuesday)Edit

June 10, 1903 (Wednesday)Edit

  • The Belgian steamer, SS Rubens, capsizes and sinks in the North Sea. Eleven crew lose their lives, but the remaining four are picked up by the Norwegian ship Privo.[3]
  • Born: Theo Lingen, German actor (d. 1978)

June 11, 1903 (Thursday)Edit

June 12, 1903 (Friday)Edit

June 13, 1903 (Saturday)Edit

June 14, 1903 (Sunday)Edit

June 15, 1903 (Monday)Edit

June 16, 1903 (Tuesday)Edit

June 17, 1903 (Wednesday)Edit

  • The British ironclad turret ship HMS Scorpion founders in the Atlantic Ocean while being towed from the United Kingdom to the United States to be scrapped, and is lost.[12] The Royal Navy ship had already been decommissioned, sunk as a target, and raised for its scrap value.

June 18, 1903 (Thursday)Edit

June 19, 1903 (Friday)Edit

  • 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.[13]
  • Born:
    • Lou Gehrig, American baseball player, in New York City (died 1941)
    • Wally Hammond, English cricketer, in Dover (died 1965)
  • Died: Herbert Vaughan, 71, English Catholic cardinal and Archbishop of Westminster

June 20, 1903 (Saturday)Edit

June 21, 1903 (Sunday)Edit

  • Born:
    • Al Hirschfeld, US caricaturist, in St Louis (died 2003)
    • Alf Sjöberg, Swedish theatre and film director, in Stockholm (died 1980)

June 22, 1903 (Monday)Edit

  • Born:

June 23, 1903 (Tuesday)Edit

June 24, 1903 (Wednesday)Edit

June 25, 1903 (Thursday)Edit

  • Born:
    • Pierre Brossolette, French journalist and resistance fighter, in Paris (died 1944)
    • George Orwell, English author, in Motihari, Bengal Presidency, British India, under the name Eric Arthur Blair (died 1950)

June 26, 1903 (Friday)Edit

June 27, 1903 (Saturday)Edit

June 28, 1903 (Sunday)Edit

June 29, 1903 (Monday)Edit

June 30, 1903 (Tuesday)Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Penlee Gallery biography
  2. ^ "A Timeline of the History of Women in Trinity". A Century of Women in Trinity College. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Belgian Merchant P-Z" (PDF). Belgische Koopvaardij. Retrieved 1 December 2010.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ Dorich, William. Kosovo. ISBN 0-317-05074-5.
  6. ^ Work On Italian Cabinet; Premier Zanardelli Tries in Vain to Get Strengthening Material, The New York Times, June 21, 1903
  7. ^ "Oregon's Top 10 Weather Events of 1900s". National Weather Service. Retrieved November 20, 2010.
  8. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p762 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  9. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p524 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  10. ^ Roald Amundsen and the Exploration of the Northwest Passage. Oslo, Norway: Fram Museum. 2008. pp. 63, 65. ISBN 9788282350013.
  11. ^ James Martin Miller; Henry Ford (1922), The amazing story of Henry Ford, M. A. Donohue & co., p. 72
  12. ^ "HMS Scorpion". Navy Historical Center (United States Navy). Archived from the original on 2008-10-07. Retrieved 2008-08-19.
  13. ^ "Notes on individual earthquakes". British Geological Survey. Archived from the original on 16 May 2011. Retrieved 8 December 2011.
  14. ^ Harry Themal (January 9, 2017). "Harry Themal: New Castle County's gruesome 1903 lynching by fire". Delaware Online. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  15. ^ "Women in Transportation – Changing America's History: Reference Materials" (PDF). United States Department of Transportation. March 1998. p. 10. Retrieved 2012-08-21.
  16. ^ Spalding's Lawn Tennis Annual for 1904. New York: American Sports Publishing Company. 1904. p. 119.
  17. ^ 1903 U.S. Open