Washington, D.C. 20579


                                    FORM 8-K
                                 CURRENT REPORT

     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

       Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) - October 22, 2003

                                Littelfuse, Inc.
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

   Delaware                         0-20388                    36-3795742
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(State of other                   (Commission                 (IRS Employer
jurisdiction of                   File Number)               Identification No.)

800 E. Northwest Hwy., Des Plaines, IL                                60016
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(Address of principal executive offices)                           (Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (847) 824-1188

ITEM 7. Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits

        99.1 Press Release, dated October 22, 2003

ITEM 9. Regulation FD Disclosure

        (The information under this Item 9 is being furnished pursuant to
        Item 12 of Form 8-K)

         On Wednesday, October 22, 2003, the Registrant issued a press release
disclosing financial results for the quarter ended September 27, 2003. The press
release is made part of this Form and is attached as Exhibit 99.1.

         The press release, dated October 22, 2003, made a part of the Form
include forward looking statements that are intended to be covered by the
safe-harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
These forward looking statements include but are not limited to comments with
respect to the objectives and strategies, financial condition, results of
operations and business of the Registrant.

         These forward looking statements involve numerous assumptions, inherent
risks and uncertainties, both general and specific, and the risk that
predictions and other forward looking statements will not be achieved. The
Registrant cautions you not to place undue reliance on these forward looking
statements as a number of important factors could cause actual future results to
differ materially from the plans, objectives, expectations, estimates and
intentions expressed in such forward looking statements.



         Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

                                                     Littelfuse, Inc.

Date:    October 22, 2003                        By: /s/ Philip G. Franklin
                                                     Philip G. Franklin
                                                     Vice President, Operations
                                                     Support and Chief Financial


                                  Exhibit Index

99.1     Press Release, dated October 22, 2003