What Happened on April 6, 1903

Historical Events

  • General railroad strike against "worgwetten" (anti-strike laws)
  • In Holland, railroad and dock workers go out on strike, but the government passes anti-strike bills, calls out troops, and promptly ends the strike on the 13th April
  • The Kishinev pogrom in Bessarabia begins, forcing tens of thousands of Jews to later seek refuge in Israel and the Western world.
1903 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Edgerton, American electrical engineer and photographer who created high-speed photography techniques, born in Fremont, Nebraska (d. 1990)

Mickey Cochrane (1903-1962)

American Baseball HOF catcher (MLB All-Star 1934, 35; World Series 1929, 30, 35; AL MVP 1928, 34; Philadelphia A's, Detroit Tigers) and manager (Detroit Tigers 1934–38), born in Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Born in 1903

About April 6, 1903

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries