Sunday 16 August 1903
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
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- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
- Cornelis Gorter: Dutch astrologer and author of "Techniek der astrologie" (= technique of astrology) and "Planetenloop en mensenlot" (= planetary movements and human destiny), textbooks used by many students of astrology in the Netherlands.
- de L'Estoile: Pamiers Military man.
- Jacques Naulleau: Cand? physician.
- Tigers play a home game in Toledo Ohio, New York Yankees win 12-8.
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