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What Happened In May 1903 In History

Historical Events for May, 1903

  • 22nd » Launch of the White Star Liner, SS known as Ionic.

Famous Birthdays on May in 1903

  • 2nd » Benjamin Spock, American rower, pediatrician, and author (d. 1998)
  • 3rd » Bing Crosby, American singer and actor (The Rhythm Boys) (d. 1977)
  • 4th » Luther Adler, American actor (d. 1984)
  • 5th » James Beard, American chef and author (d. 1985)
  • 7th » Jimmy Ball, Canadian sprinter (d. 1988)
  • 8th » Fernandel, French actor and singer (d. 1971)
  • 10th » Otto Bradfisch, German economist, jurist, and SS officer (d. 1994)
  • 11th » Charlie Gehringer, American baseball player and manager (d. 1993)
  • 12th » Wilfrid Hyde-White, English actor (d. 1991)
  • 14th » Billie Dove, American actress (d. 1997)
  • 15th » Maria Reiche, German mathematician and archaeologist (d. 1998)
  • 17th » Cool Papa Bell, American baseball player (d. 1991)
  • 21st » Manly Wade Wellman, American author (d. 1986)
  • 22nd » Yves Rocard, French physicist (d. 1992)
  • 24th » Milo Burcham, American pilot (d. 1944)
  • 25th » Binnie Barnes, English-American actress and singer (d. 1998)
  • 29th » Bob Hope, English-American actor, singer, and producer (d. 2003)
  • 30th » Countee Cullen, American poet and author (d. 1946)

Famous Deaths for May 1903

  • 4th » Gotse Delchev, Greek activist (b. 1872)
  • 8th » Paul Gauguin, French painter (b. 1848)
  • 13th » Apolinario Mabini, Filipino lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of the Philippines (b. 1864)
  • 19th » Arthur Shrewsbury, English cricketer (b. 1856)
  • 29th » Bruce Price, American architect, designed the Ch√Ęteau Frontenac and American Surety Building (b. 1845)

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