On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1903

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • King Edward VII of Great Britain visits Paris, where he is feted in a first step toward improving Anglo-French relations, culminating in the sighing of the Entente Cordiale on 8 April, 1904

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Haygarth, English cricket batsman (Middlesex & Surrey, cricket historian), dies at 77
  • Luigi Arditi, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 80