News and Events of 1903
World Statisticspopulation by decade
Nobel Peace Prize:
Sir William R. Cremer (UK)
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U.S. StatisticsPresident: Theodore Roosevelt
Vice President: none
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EconomicsFederal spending: $0.52 billion
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.02
World SeriesBoston Red Sox d. Pittsburgh (5-3)
Stanley CupOttawa Silver Seven
WimbledonWomen: Dorothea Douglass d. E. Thomson (4-6 6-4 6-2)
Men: Laurie Doherty d. F. Riseley (7-5 6-3 6-0)
Kentucky Derby ChampionJudge Himes
NCAA Football ChampionsPrinceton (11-0-0)
Nobel Prize for Literature: Björnstjerne Björnson (Norway)More Entertainment Awards...
Nobel Prizes in Science