The year 1903 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1903 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1903 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
16 JuneRoald Amundsen of Norway discovered a sea route connecting the islands of Canada to the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. This route is called the Northwest Passage.
20 JulyFord Motor Company launched its first car in the market.
23 JulyFord Motor Company sold its first car.
22 SeptemberThe American citizen Italo Marchioni was granted a patent for an ice cream cone.
03 NovemberPanama gained independence from Colombia.
24 NovemberClyde Coleman patented automobile electric starter.
17 AugustJoseph Pulitzer donated one million dollars to Columbia University. Pulitzer Prize was instituted in his name.
10 DecemberPierre Curie and Marie Curie were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics.
17 DecemberThe Wright brothers first flew an aircraft called 'The Flyer'. This 12-second flight revolutionized the world.
30 JanuaryLord Curzon inaugurated the 'Imperial Library' at Metcalf Hall, Kolkata (then Kolkata).
15 FebruaryFor the first time today, Morris Mikhtom introduced two soft toys made by himself in his shop. Those named Teddy Bear.
03 AprilSocial reformer and freedom fighter Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay was born in Mangalore district of Karnataka.
29 AprilLandslides in the Northwest Territory of Canada killed 70 people.
15 FebruaryMorris and Rose Mitchum introduced the first teddy bear in the United States.
02 MarchThe first hotel for women was opened in Martha Washington, New York.
26 AprilAtlético Madrid became famous as Spain's professional football club.
24 MayThe Madrid race for automobiles began in Paris, killing eight people.
27 JuneThe 19-year-old American Ida de Acosta became the first woman to fly a power plane.
07 JulyThe British bought the Fulani Empire.
25 AugustThe Judiciary Act was passed in the Australian Parliament.
11 SeptemberThe first stock car event was held at Milwaukee Mile, USA.
06 OctoberWork began for the first time in the High Court of Australia.
13 NovemberThe United States acknowledged the independence of Panama.
16 DecemberThe Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai opened to guests.
04 JanuaryTopsy, a domesticated elephant with the Forepaugh Circus at Luna Park, Coney Island, was executed by electrocution after it wasdeemed a threat to people, an event captured on film by inventor Thomas Edison.
23 FebruaryThe Cuban–American Treaty was finalized, allowing the UnitedStates to lease Guantánamo Bay from Cuba in perpetuity for the purposesof operating coaling and naval stations.
29 AprilA 30 million cubic meter landslide buried the city of Frank, Northwest Territies, and killed at least 70 of the city's residents, leading to the most deadly landslide in the history of Canada.
16 JuneThe Ford Motor Company was included. The Ford Motor Company is an American multinational vehicle manufacturer, headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford. Henry Ford was 39 years old, when he founded the Ford Motor Company, which became one of the world's largest and most profitable companies, as well as one to avoid great depression.
04 JulyDorothy Levit became the first English woman to participate in a 'Motor Race'. Dorothy Elizabeth Levit was the first British woman to become a racing driver. He had the world's first water speed record and women's world land speed record. She was also a writer. She was a leader of female freedom and women motorings. He taught Queen Alexandra and Royal Princess to drive.
09 JulyJoseph Stalin was deported in Siberia. Joseph Stalin later became the leader of the Soviet Union. He was a socialist. He was also among the Bolshevik leaders during the revolution. Stalin was one of the prominent leaders who helped spread socialism.
19 JulyFrench cyclist Maurice Garin won the first tour de France.
02 AugustThe internal Macedonian revolutionary organization began the Ilindon Rebellion against the Ottoman Empire in Macedonia.
28 AugustThe Russian warship Slav, the last of the five Borodino-class warships, was launched.
24 SeptemberAlfred Decin became the second Prime Minister of Australia, after Edmund Barton, who left the position to become the founder judge of the High Court of Australia.
02 OctoberThe first modern world series, the annual championship series of Major League baseball, was opened.
05 OctoberSamuel Griffith became the first Chief Justice of Australia, while Edmond Barton and Richard O '' became the first Pissy Justice of the High Court of Australia.
17 DecemberIn Kitty Hawk, Wilber Wright in North Carolina, Ovil and Wright Flyer conducted the first successful flight of a pucca fixed wing aircraft.
30 DecemberIn the history of the United States, the most deadly single-remaking fire, the Irockois Theater Fire claimed 602 lives in Chicago.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1903 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
01 JanuaryEdward VII was proclaimed Emperor of India.
28 MayShantanu L. Kirloskar was born. Shantanurao Laxmanrao Kirloskar was an Indian businessman of the Maharashtrian Karade Brahmin family. His significant contribution behind the rapid growth of the Kirloskar group.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1903 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
01 MarchParesh Chandra Bhattacharya / Civil Servant / India
03 DecemberRamdhari Singh Dinkar / Writer / India
03 DecemberYashpal / Writer / India
06 JuneBakht Singh / Teacher / India
11 MaySatyawant Mallannah Shrinagesh / Soldier / India
15 JulyK. Kamaraj / Politician / India
15 JulyKumarasami Kamaraj / Politician / India
25 FebruaryKailas Nath Wanchoo / Lawyer / India
28 MayS. L. Kirloskar / Business Man / India
30 AugustBhagwati Charan Verma / Author / India
30 AugustBhagwati Charan Verma / Writer / India

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