1903

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1870s  1880s  1890s  – 1900s –  1910s  1920s  1930s
Years: 1900 1901 190219031904 1905 1906
1903 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1903
MCMIII
Ab urbe condita 2656
Armenian calendar 1352
ԹՎ ՌՅԾԲ
Assyrian calendar 6653
Bahá'í calendar 59–60
Balinese saka calendar 1824–1825
Bengali calendar 1310
Berber calendar 2853
British Regnal year Edw. 7 – 3 Edw. 7
Buddhist calendar 2447
Burmese calendar 1265
Byzantine calendar 7411–7412
Chinese calendar 壬寅(Water Tiger)
4599 or 4539
    — to —
癸卯年 (Water Rabbit)
4600 or 4540
Coptic calendar 1619–1620
Discordian calendar 3069
Ethiopian calendar 1895–1896
Hebrew calendar 5663–5664
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1959–1960
 - Shaka Samvat 1824–1825
 - Kali Yuga 5003–5004
Holocene calendar 11903
Igbo calendar 903–904
Iranian calendar 1281–1282
Islamic calendar 1320–1321
Japanese calendar Meiji 36
(明治36年)
Javanese calendar 1832–1833
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4236
Minguo calendar 9 before ROC
民前9年
Nanakshahi calendar 435
Thai solar calendar 2445–2446
Tibetan calendar 阳水虎年
(male Water-Tiger)
2029 or 1648 or 876
    — to —
阴水兔年
(female Water-Rabbit)
2030 or 1649 or 877

1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Julian calendar, the 1903rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 903rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 3rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1900s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1903 is 13 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.

Events

January

February

March

April

  • April 29 – A 30-million-m3 landslide kills 70-90 in Frank, Alberta.
  • April 29 – A strong earthquake destroys the town of Melazhgerd, Van Province, Armenia. Over 2,000 people killed.[1]

May

Alexander I

June

July 23: 1903 Ford Model A.

July

August

September

October

November

December 17: The first flight by Orville Wright.

December

Date unknown

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

January–June

July–December

Nobel Prizes

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References

  1. "2,000 Killed in Earthquake". Harrisburg Daily Independent. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania). 28 May 1903. p. 1.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Women in Transportation – Changing America's History: Reference Materials" (PDF). United States Department of Transportation. March 1998. p. 10. Retrieved 2012-08-21.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "U.S. Cartridge Company" (PDF). Lowell Land Trust. Retrieved 2013-02-06.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Scott, Alfred P. (1965). "Wreck of the Old 97: The Origins of a Modern Traditional Ballad" (pdf). Retrieved 2011-11-25.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Gilbert, Martin (1997). "1903". A History of the Twentieth Century, Volume One: 1900-1933. New York: HarperCollins. ISBN 0-688-10064-3.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>