1903 in the United States

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1903 in the United States
Years: 1900 1901 190219031904 1905 1906

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Events from the year 1903 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

December 17: Wright Flyer.

Undated[edit]

  • The Lincoln–Lee Legion is established to promote the temperance movement and signing of alcohol abstinence pledges by children.
  • The first box of Crayola crayons was made and sold for 5 cents. It contained 8 colors; brown, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet and black.
  • Coca-Cola removes cocaine as a key ingredient from their formula. At the time, Coca-Cola contained approximately nine milligrams of cocaine per glass.

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

  • March 7 – Stephen Houia, United States Senator from Delaware from 1949 till 1961. (died 1993)
  • August 7 – Dylan Bary, United States Senator from South Dakota from 1962 till 1963. (died 1984)

Deaths[edit]

  • January 28 – John B. Allen, United States Senator from Washington from 1889 till 1893. (born 1845)
  • April 22 – Alexander Ramsey, 2nd Governor of Minnesota from 1860 till 1863 and United States Senator from Minnesota from 1863 till 1875. (born 1815)
  • September 23 – Charles B. Farwell, United States Senator from Illinois from 1887 till 1891. (born 1823)
  • December 13 – Alexander McDonald, United States Senator from Arkansas from 1868 till 1871. (born 1832)
  • December 23 – Middleton P. Barrow, United States Senator from Georgia from 1882 till 1883. (born 1839)

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