Wednesday 26 August 1903
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Rushing and Peppino De Filippo.
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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- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Jimmy Rushing: US blues singer.
- Peppino De Filippo: Italian actor who formed a successful stage company with his brother Eduardo and sister Tina in 1932.
- Pierre Imbourg: St Jeand'Angély Journalist.
- Caroline Miller: American author (d. 1992).
- Phillies walk 17 Dodgers in a game