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

But much more happened on December 1903: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1903?


Events

  • 03 Dec 1903 Panglima Polim surrenders to Captain Colijn at Atjeh.
  • 06 Dec 1903 Sumatra Atjehs guerilla leader Panglima Polim surrenders.
  • 09 Dec 1903 Norwegian parliament vote unanimiously for female suffrage.
  • 10 Dec 1903 Nobel for physics awarded to Pierre / Marie Curie
  • 11 Dec 1903 British forces under MacDonald and Young march into Tibet.
  • 12 Dec 1903 Roger Casement completes report about abuses in Belgian Congo.
  • 13 Dec 1903 Italo Marcioni patents the ice cream cone (New Jersey).
  • 14 Dec 1903 The Wright brothers make their first attempt to fly with the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.
  • 16 Dec 1903 Majestic Theater, New York City, New York, becomes first in US to employ women ushers.
  • 17 Dec 1903 At 10:35 AM, the first sustained, controlled, powered aircraft flight is made by Orville Wright in 12hp Flyer I at Kill Devil Hills, Kittyhawk, North Carolina. The flight lasts 12 seconds.
  • 19 Dec 1903 Williamsburg suspension bridge opens between Brooklyn and Manhattan.
  • 28 Dec 1903 Electric lamp sets fire to Iroquois theater in Chicago; 602 die.
  • 29 Dec 1903 French Equatorial Africa separates into Gabon, Chad and Ubangi-Shari.
  • 30 Dec 1903 American Political Science Association founded at New Orleans Louisiana.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in December 1903?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Any Rags?
  2. - When Kate and I Were Comin' Thro' the Rye
  3. - By the Sycamore Tree
  4. - You're as Welcome as the Flowers in May
  5. - Up in a Cocoanut Tree

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Once Upon a Time in the West

Once Upon a Time in the West

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards

Country: United States of America

Do Bigha Zamin

Do Bigha Zamin

Directed by: Bimal Roy

Starring: Balraj Sahni, Nirupa Roy, Rattan Kumar, Murad

The Sting

The Sting

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw, Charles Durning

Country: United States of America

The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey

Country: United States of America

Prithvi Vallabh

Prithvi Vallabh

Directed by: Sohrab Modi

Starring: Sadiq Ali, Durga Khote, Leela Mishra, Sohrab Modi