Famous People Who Died in August 1903

Calamity Jane

Aug 1 Calamity Jane [Martha Jane Canary], American frontierswoman, dies at 51

  • Aug 2 Edmond Nocard, French veterinarian (Louis Pasteur Institute), dies at 53
  • Aug 11 Eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rican educator and nationalist (b. 1839)

Robert Gascoyne-Cecil

Aug 22 Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1885-86, 1886-92 and 1895-1902), dies at 73

  • Aug 23 Paul Gabriël, Dutch water colors painter and etcher, dies at 75
  • Aug 28 August Labitzky, Bohemian composer, dies at 70
  • Aug 29 William Henry Penrose, American Brigadier General (Union Army), dies at 71
  • Aug 30 Vicente Fidel López, Argentine historian (Historia the Chile), dies at 87