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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1903.
The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative).

But much more happened on August 1903: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1903?


Events

  • 02 Aug 1903 Unsuccessful uprising of Macedonians against Turkey.
  • 04 Aug 1903 Cardinal Giuseppe Sarto of Venice elected Pope Pius X
  • 08 Aug 1903 3rd Davis Cup: British Isles beats USA in Boston (4-1)
  • 10 Aug 1903 Paris Metro train fire takes place.
  • 14 Aug 1903 James J Jeffries KOs James J Corbett in 10 for heavywgt boxing title
  • 16 Aug 1903 Tigers play a home game in Toledo Ohio, New York Yankees win 12-8.
  • 17 Aug 1903 Joe Pulitzer donated $1 million to Columbia University and begins Pulitzer Prizes
  • 18 Aug 1903 German engineer Karl Jatho allegedly flies his self-made, motored gliding airplane four months before the first flight of the Wright Brothers.
  • 23 Aug 1903 6th Zionist Congres, Theodor Herzl declares Jewish state
  • 25 Aug 1903 Judiciary Act passed.
  • 26 Aug 1903 Phillies walk 17 Dodgers in a game
  • 27 Aug 1903 23rd US Mens Tennis: Hugh L Doherty beats William A Larned (60 63 108)
  • 29 Aug 1903 The Russian battleship Slava, the last of the five Borodino-class battleships, is launched.
  • 31 Aug 1903 Joe McGinnity wins his third doubleheader of the month.

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Music charts

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

  1. - Marriage is Sublime
  2. - It's a Lovely Day for a Walk
  3. - I'm Thinkin' of You All De While
  4. - Uncle Josh On an Automobile

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Directed by: Kundan Shah

Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Bhakti Barve, Satish Shah

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham

Country: United States of America

Prisoners

Prisoners

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Melissa Leo

Country: United States of America

Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert, Hartley Power

Country: United States of America

Dead Man's Gold

Dead Man's Gold

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Lash La Rue, Al St. John, Peggy Stewart, Terry Frost