1903 in the United States

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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]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • "Domestic Chronology", Statistician and Economist, San Francisco: Louis P. McCarty, 1905, pp. 227–347 – via HathiTrust . (Covers events May 1898-June 1905)

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