August 17, 1903 in History

Event:

Joe Pulitzer donated $1 million to Columbia U and begins Pulitzer Prizes





More Notable Events on August 17:
1988 Republicans nominate George H. W. Bush for president
1962 Beatles replaces Pete Best with Ringo Starr
1959 7.1 quake strikes Yellowstone National Park
1945 Koreas divided on 38th parallel with U.S. occupying the southern area
1870 1st ascent of Mount Rainier, Washington
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