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Population of Pensacola in 1903 was approximately 22,000 per the 1903 Sanborn Fire Maps[1] A 1908 publication of the Electric Railway Journal puts the population somewhat lower, at 19,547.[2]



  • January 30 – Five tons of condemned dynamite are detonated near Fort Pickens, about a mile away from the battery. The resulting explosion created a hole "large enough to hide a house" on the beach and was felt across Pensacola Bay in the city, cracking plaster and shattering windows.[3]