Thursday 23 April 1903
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 23, 1903). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Guy Simonds .
König Georg in Freiberg am 7.5.1903, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1903
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 April 1903 ?
- Saint Gerard (d.1138)
- UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
- Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
- Independence Day for the Conch Republic
- National Beer Day in Germany
- Feast Day of Saint George: Patron saint and National Day of England
- Patron saint of the Spanish region of Arag=n
- Celebrated as St. Jordi's Day in Catalonia, presents of books and roses. See above.
- Catalonia - Lover's Day. Men receive a book as a gift from their romantic interest, while women receive roses. The book is in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
- Saint Adalbert of Prague
- Jurgi festival, in ancient Latvia
- Guy Simonds: youngest general officer in the Canadian army (d. 1974).
- New York Highlanders (New York Yankees) win their first game beating Washington Senators 7-2.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1903 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- In the Sweet Bye and Bye - Harry Macdonough & John Bieling
- Tessie (You are the Only, Only) - Billy Murray