Saturday May 16, 1903
US date format: 5/16/1903, UK date format: 16/5/1903
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 16, 1903). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Willy Schneider and Ugo La Malfa.
Rip Van Winkle, directed by Will Vinton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1903
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 16, 1903?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
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- George Wyman makes 1st motorcycle trip across the US
- Eduard Rappoldi composer: dies at age 72.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 16, 1903?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Harry Macdonough - Heidelberg
- J.W. Myers - Dear Old Girl