Historical Events For July - 03
Monday, 27 February 2017
1863 Battle of Gettysburg Pa ends, major victory for North on July - 03.
1863 On this day in history battle of Donaldsonville, LA
1863 On this day in history alonzo Hersford Cushing, US Union lt, dies in battle at about 22
1864 On July - 03 battle of Chattahoochie River, GA [until Jul 9]
1866 On July - 03 albert Gottschalk, Danish painter
1870 On July - 03 richard B Bennett, (C) 11th Canadian PM (1930-35)
1871 The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company introduced the first narrow-gauge locomotive. It was called the "Montezuma" on this day in history.
1871 On this day in history jesse James robs bank in Corydon, Iowa ($45,000)
1871 Vicente Arregui Garay, composer on this day in history.
1872 Habib Ullah Chan, emir of Afghanistam (1901-19) on this day in history.
1873 On July - 03 josef Michal Ksawery Jan Poniatowski, composer, dies at 57
1874 On this day in history apirana Turupa Ngata, Kawaka NZ, Maori political/cultural leader
1875 Ernst F Sauerbruch, German nazi/surgeon on this day in history.
1876 Montenegro declares war on Turkey on July - 03.
1878 On July - 03 john Wise of Lancaster, PA was the pilot for the maiden flight of a dirigible.
1878 On July - 03 george M Cohan, actor/singer (Phantom Pres, Give My Regards to Bdwy)
1879 On July - 03 philippe Gaubert, composer
1880 On July - 03 carl Schuricht, composer
1881 On this day in history leon Errol, Australian actor (Ziegfeld Follies, What a Blonde!)
1883 The birth of Franz Kafka, Czech author on July - 03.
1883 SS Daphne sinks on Clyde River Scotland; 195 die on July - 03.
1883 On July - 03 alfred Korzybski, Poland, scientist (Science & Sanity)
1884 Dow Jones published it's 1st stock avg on July - 03.
1886 The first NY Tribune printing using first commercial linotype machine on this day in history.
1886 On this day in history 1st NY Tribune printing using 1st commercial linotype machine
1886 On July - 03 raymond A Spruance, US admiral/fleet commander/ambassador
1888 On this day in history nY Giant pitcher Rube Marquard ties record of 19 game win-streak
1890 Idaho admitted as 43rd US state on July - 03.
1891 On this day in history stefano Golinelli, composer, dies at 72
1892 On July - 03 wilhelm Rettich, composer
1893 Mississippi John Hurt, rocker on this day in history.
1895 Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of Black Peter" (BG) on this day in history.
1895 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Black Peter" (BG) on July - 03.
1895 Oles' Semyonovich Chishko, composer on this day in history.