April 1903 calendar

April 1903

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1903.
The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1903: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1903?


  • 06 Apr 1903 General railroad strike against "worgwetten" (anti-strike laws).
  • 07 Apr 1903 Fredrikstad Football Club (FFK) is founded in Norway.
  • 14 Apr 1903 Dr Harry Plotz discovers vaccine against typhoid (New York City, New York).
  • 20 Apr 1903 7th Boston Marathon won by John Lorden of Massachusetts in 2:41:29.8.
  • 22 Apr 1903 New York Highlanders (Yankees) 1st game, Senators win 3-1 before 11,950
  • 23 Apr 1903 New York Highlanders (New York Yankees) win their first game beating Washington Senators 7-2.
  • 29 Apr 1903 Limestone slides at Turtle Mountain kills 9 (Frank Alberta).
  • 30 Apr 1903 New York Highlanders (New York Yankees) first home game, (Hilltop Park-168th Steet and Broadway, Manhattan), they beat Washington Senators, 6-2.
  • 19 Apr 1903 The Kishinev pogrom in Kishinev (Bessarabia) begins, forcing tens of thousands of Jews to later seek refuge in Palestine and the Western world.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1903?
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Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. - There's No Place Like Home
  2. - Tessie (You are the Only, Only)
  3. - In the Sweet Bye and Bye
  4. - Two Eyes of Blue


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?