1903 in the United States

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1903
in
the United States

Decades:
See also:

Events from the year 1903 in the United States.

Incumbents

Federal Government

Events

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

December 17: Wright Flyer.

Undated

  • 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 is made and sold for 5 cents. It contains 8 colors; brown, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet and black.
  • Coca-Cola removes cocaine as a key ingredient from their formula; up to this time, it has contained approximately nine milligrams of cocaine per glass.

Ongoing

Births

Deaths

See also

References

  1. ^ "Mother Jones leading a protest, circa 1903". Explore PA History. Retrieved 2015-11-30.
  2. ^ Jones, Mother (1925). "Chapter Ten: The March of the Mill Children". In Parton, Mary Field (ed.). The Autobiography of Mother Jones. Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Co. Retrieved 2015-11-30.

Further reading

  • "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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