Historical Events in June 1903

  • Jun 2 Netherlands Korfball League forms
  • Jun 2 Pirates win a triple header from Dodgers
  • Jun 6 President Emile Loubet of France and Minister of Foreign Affairs Theophile Declasse visit London, furthering the cause of Entente Cordiale between Britain and France
  • Jun 10 In Belgrade, Yugoslavia, a military coup d'etat- led by the Queen's brother-in-law and other offices - kills King Alexander I of Serbia, Queen Draga, and many officers
  • Jun 11 43rd British Golf Open: Harry Vardon shoots a 300 at Prestwick Golf Club
  • Jun 12 Niagara Falls, Ontario incorporated as a city
  • Jun 12 The Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity is founded at the University of Michigan School of Music.
  • Jun 15 The Serbian Assembly meets and elects Prince Peter Karageorgevich king
  • Jun 16 1st Highlander (Yankee) shut-out victory 1-0 over White Sox

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Jun 16 Ford Motors under Henry Ford incorporates

Ford Motor Company Founder Henry Ford
Ford Motor Company Founder
Henry Ford
  • Jun 16 Pepsi Cola company forms

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Jun 16 Roald Amundsen commences the first east-west navigation of the Northwest Passage by leaving Oslo, Norway.

Polar Explorer Roald Amundsen
Polar Explorer
Roald Amundsen
  • Jun 18 1st transcontinental auto trip begins in SF; arrives NY 3-mo later
  • Jun 21 Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Mazarine Stone" takes place (BG)
  • Jun 24 Russia prohibits meetings dealing with Zionist
  • Jun 25 Yanks & White Sox end deadlocked at 6-6 in 18
  • Jun 25 Boston Beaneater Wiley Piatt is only 20th-century pitcher to lose 2 complete games in one day, falling to Pittsburgh 1-0 & 5-3
  • Jun 27 9th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 307 at Baltusrol GC NJ
  • Jun 27 17th U.S. Women's National Championship: Elisabeth Moore beats Marion Jones (7-5, 8-6)
  • Jun 29 British government protests against abuses in Belgian Congo