January 4, 1903 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Topsy the elephant is electrocuted by her owners at Luna Park, Coney Island and filmed by Edison Manufacturing movie company

Inventor Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison

Deaths in History

  • Geo[rge J H] Poggenbeek, Dutch surrealist painter, dies at 49
  • Gulstan Ropert, Roman Catholic prelate (b. 1839)
  • Topsy the elephant (b. circa 1875)