Deaths in History in August 1903

Person of interestCalamity Jane

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

Frontierswoman Calamity Jane
Frontierswoman
Calamity Jane
  • Aug 2 Edmond Nocard, French veterinarian (b. 1850)
  • Aug 11 Eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rican educator and nationalist (b. 1839)

Person of interestRobert 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

British Prime Minister Robert Gascoyne-Cecil
British Prime Minister
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil
  • Aug 23 Paul Gabriël, Dutch water colors painter and etcher, dies at 75

Person of interestFrederick Law Olmsted

Aug 28 Frederick Law Olmsted, American writer and landscape architect (designed Central Park), dies at 81

Landscape Architect and Writer Frederick Law Olmsted
Landscape Architect and Writer
Frederick Law Olmsted
  • Aug 30 Vicente Fidel López, Argentine historian (Historia the Chile), dies at 87