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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in October 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 October 1903: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1903?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1903 Baseball: The Boston Americans play the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first game of the modern World Series.
  • 05 Oct 1903 Sir Samuel Griffith is appointed the first Chief Justice of Australia and Sir Edmund Barton and Richard O'Connor are appointed as foundation justices.
  • 09 Oct 1903 11 (28.4 cm) rainfall in 24 hours (NYC)
  • 10 Oct 1903 The Women's Social and Political Union is founded in the UK.
  • 12 Oct 1903 Lyric Theater opens at 213 W 42nd St, New York City
  • 13 Oct 1903 Boston wins its first of seven World Series titles, beating Pittsburgh at their home park, Huntington Avenue Grounds.
  • 16 Oct 1903 Homel, 1st Jewish self defense organization founded in Russia
  • 20 Oct 1903 US wins disputed boundary between the District of Alaska and Canada.
  • 24 Oct 1903 George Sutton becomes billiard champ.
  • 26 Oct 1903 Yerba Buena is first Key System ferry to cross San Francisco Bay.

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Music charts

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

  1. - Parody on Hiawatha
  2. - Jack Tar March
  3. - Reuben Haskins' Ride on a Cyclone Auto
  4. - The Beer That Made Milwaukee Famous
  5. - Good-Bye, Eliza Jane

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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American History X

American History X

Directed by: Tony Kaye

Starring: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Jennifer Lien

Country: United States of America

Autumn Sonata

Autumn Sonata

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Lena Nyman, Halvar Björk

Country: United States of America

Tangerines

Tangerines

Directed by: Zaza Urushadze

Starring: Lembit Ulfsak, Elmo Nüganen, Giorgi Nakashidze, Misha Meskhi

Show People

Show People

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Marion Davies, William Haines, Dell Henderson, Paul Ralli

Country: United States of America

The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter

Directed by: Anthony Harvey

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins, John Castle

Country: United States of America