Tuesday 25 August 1903
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Arpad Elo and Bruno Bettelheim.
A Chess Dispute, directed by Robert W. Paul, 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 25 August 1903 ?
- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
- Arpad Elo: Hungarian-American chess player created the Elo rating system (d. 1992).
- Bruno Bettelheim: Austrian / US psycho-analyst (Uses of Enchantment).
- Judiciary Act passed.