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Notable Deaths - 1903

1903Calamity Jane [Martha Jane Canary], American frontierswoman, dies at 51

1903Frederick Law Olmsted, American writer and landscape architect (designed Central Park) dies aged 81

1903Camille Pissarro, French Impressionist painter (b. 1830)

1903Tom Horn, American gunfighter and outlaw, hanged to death at 42

1903 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 3
Alois Hitler, father of Adolf Hitler (b. 1837) 
Jan 4
Geo[rge J H] Poggenbeek, Dutch surrealist painter, dies at 49 
Jan 4
W H M "Dicky" Richards, cricketer (score 4 & 0 in Test for S Af), dies 
Jan 4
Gulstan Ropert, Roman Catholic prelate (b. 1839) 
Jan 4
Topsy the elephant (b. circa 1875) 
Jan 9
Daniel H. Hastings, Governor Hastings and Mounted Police 
Jan 17
Ignaz Wechselmann, Hungarian architect and philanthropist (b. 1828) 
Jan 21
Hermanus J A M Schaepman, Dutch clergyman/politician, dies at 58 
Jan 28
Augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer, dies at 55 
Jan 28
Jean Robert Planquette, composer, dies at 54 
Jan 28
Robert Planquette, Maytime 
Feb 1
George G Stokes, British physicist/pres Royal Society, dies at 83 
Feb 3
Frederick E Kitziger, composer, dies at 59 
Feb 11
Henryk Szulc, composer, dies at 67 
Feb 12
Gaspar Núñez de Arce, Spanish dramatist and statesman (b. 1834) 
Feb 15
Julie Verstraete-Lacquet, Flemish actress, dies at 69 
Feb 17
Joseph Parry, composer, dies at 61 
Feb 22
Frederick William Farrar, writer/dean (Canterbury 1895-1903), dies 
Feb 22
Hugo Filipp Jakob Wolf, Austrian composer (Corregidor), dies at 42 
Feb 22
Hugo Wolf, The Music Teacher 
Feb 23
Albert Cahen, composer, dies at 57 
Feb 23
Friedrich Grutzmacher, composer, dies at 70 
Feb 26
Richard J Gatling, US inventor (Gatling Gun), dies at 84 
Feb 28
Girolamo/Jeromin de Rada, Albanian poet, dies at 88 
Mar 4
Joseph H Shorthouse, English writer (John Inglesant), dies at 68 
Mar 5
George Francis Robert Henderson, British soldier (b. 1854) 
Mar 6
Gaston Paulin, Pauvre Pierrot 
Mar 13
Nicolas Beets [Hildebrand], Dutch writer (Camera Obscura), dies at 88 
Mar 14
Johannes H Weissenbruch, Dutch landscape painter, dies at 88 
Mar 14
Ernest Legouve, Adriana Lecouvreur 
Mar 16
Roy Bean, American jurist 
Mar 17
Lõrinc Tóth, Hunyadi László 
Apr 11
Gemma Galgani, Italian saint, dies at 25 
Apr 13
Derk J A Haspels, Dutch actor, dies at 65 
Apr 29
Paul du Chaillu, French explorer (b. 1835) 
Apr 30
Emily Stowe, Canadian physician and suffragist (b.1831) 
May 1
Arthur Haygarth, cricketer (compiler of "Scores & Biographies"), dies 
May 1
Luigi Arditi, violist/composer, dies at 80 
May 1
Luigi Arditi, Every Sunday 
May 4
Goce Delchev, a revolutionary from the Balkans - leader of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (b. 1872) 
May 8
Eugene-Henri-Paul Gauguin, French painter (Tahiti), dies 
May 8
Paul Gauguin, Gauguin 
May 16
Eduard Rappoldi, composer, dies at 72 
May 19
Arthur Shrewsbury, cricketer (1277 runs at 35 47 in 23 Tests), dies 
May 29
Bruce Price, American architect (b. 1845) 
Jun 10
Alexander I, King of Serbia are assassinated 
Jun 10
Dragia, Queen of Serbia, assassinated 
Jun 10
Luigi Cremona, Italian mathematician (grafostatica), dies 
Jun 11
Draga Masin, wife of Serbian king Aleksandar I, murdered at 35 
Jun 11
Nikolai Bugaev, Russian mathematician (b. 1837) 
Jun 22
George White, black resident of Delaware, lynched 
Jun 29
Rentaro Taki, composer, dies at 23 
Jul 2
Ed Delahanty, American Hall of Fame baseball player (b. 1867) 
Jul 7
Ferreira Veiga, Viscount d' Arneiro, composer, dies at 64 
Jul 7
Jose Augusto da Ferreira Veiga, composer, dies at 64 
Jul 9
Alphonse François Renard, Belgian geologist (b. 1842) 
Jul 11
William Ernest Henley, The Captain 
Jul 13
August Reissmann, composer, dies at 77 
Jul 17
James A McNeill Whistler, US/Brit writer (Bride Tomorrow), dies at 69 
Jul 20
Leo XIII, [Vincenzo G Pecci], Pope (1878-1903), dies at 93 
Jul 20
Leo XIII, M.H. Pope Leo in a Chair 
Jul 22
Cassius Marcellus Clay, American emancipationist (b. 1810) 
Jul 23
B.L. Farjeon, Miriam Rozella 
Jul 30
Servas Daems, [Peeter Klein], Flem writer (Wheelbarrows), dies at 65 
Aug 1
Calamity Jane [Martha Jane Canary], American frontierswoman, dies at 51 
Aug 2
Edmond Nocard, French veterinarian (b. 1850) 
Aug 11
Eugenio Maria de Hostos, Puerto Rican educator and nationalist (b. 1839) 
Aug 22
Robert A T G C Salisbury, British premier (1885..1902), dies at 73 
Aug 22
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil,  
Aug 23
Paul J C Gabriel, Dutch water colors painter/etcher, dies at 75 
Aug 28
August Labitzky, composer, dies at 70 
Aug 28
Frederick Law Olmsted, American writer and landscape architect (designed Central Park) dies aged 81 
Aug 30
Vincente F Lopez, historian (Historia the Chile), dies at 87 
Sep 1
Charles Renouvier, French philosopher (neo criticism), dies 
Sep 3
Joseph Skipsey, British poet (b. 1832) 
Sep 4
Herman Zumpe, composer, dies at 53 
Sep 6
Charles Ammi Cutter, US bibliographer, dies at 66 
Sep 18
Isidor Vorobchievici, composer, dies at 67 
Sep 18
Theodore Furchtegott Kirchner, German composer, dies at 79 
Sep 21
Frederick S. Gibbs, F.S. Gibbs and Family 
Sep 28
Jesus Monasterio, composer, dies at 67 
Sep 28
Samuel A. Ward, The Sandlot 
Oct 3
Benedetto Junck, composer, dies at 51 
Oct 4
Otto Weininger, Austrian philosopher (b. 1880) 
Oct 7
Rudolf Lipschitz, German mathematician (b. 1832) 
Oct 9
Camille du Locle, Aida 
Oct 11
Richard Henry Savage, My Official Wife 
Oct 23
Francis Ellingwood Abbot, theologian (Scientific Theism), dies at 66 
Oct 26
Herbert Stanley Oakeley, composer, dies at 73 
Oct 26
Victorin de Joncieres, composer, dies at 64 
Oct 30
Koyo Ozaki, Konjiki yasha 
Nov 1
[Christian M] Theodor Mommsen, German historian (Nobel 1902), dies 
Nov 13
Wilhelm von Polenz, German author (Country of Zukunft), dies 
Nov 13
Camille Pissarro, French Impressionist painter (b. 1830) 
Nov 20
Tom Horn, American gunfighter and outlaw, hanged to death at 42 
Nov 20
H.P. Danks, Barfly 
Nov 24
Charles Dupee Blake, composer, dies at 56 
Dec 2
Victor Roger, composer, dies at 50 
Dec 6
Frederick Grant Gleason, composer, dies at 54 
Dec 8
Herbert Spencer, British engineer/philosopher, dies at 83 
Dec 11
Patrick McShane, cricket player/ump (1884-85 Ashes series), dies 
Dec 14
William Ennis, 1st cop to die in electric chair 
Dec 20
Gavriil Musicescu, composer, dies at 56 
Dec 28
George [Robert] Gissing, English novelist, dies at 46 
Dec 28
George Gissing, The Turning Point 
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