Historical Events For July - 03
Friday, 20 January 2017
1863 On this day in history battle of Gettysburg Pa ends, major victory for North
1863 On this day in history battle of Donaldsonville, LA
1863 Alonzo Hersford Cushing, US Union lt, dies in battle at about 22 on July - 03.
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 On July - 03 the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company introduced the first narrow-gauge locomotive. It was called the "Montezuma".
1871 Jesse James robs bank in Corydon, Iowa ($45,000) on July - 03.
1871 On this day in history vicente Arregui Garay, composer
1872 Habib Ullah Chan, emir of Afghanistam (1901-19) on July - 03.
1873 Josef Michal Ksawery Jan Poniatowski, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1874 On July - 03 apirana Turupa Ngata, Kawaka NZ, Maori political/cultural leader
1875 On this day in history ernst F Sauerbruch, German nazi/surgeon
1876 Montenegro declares war on Turkey on this day in history.
1878 On this day in history john Wise of Lancaster, PA was the pilot for the maiden flight of a dirigible.
1878 On this day in history george M Cohan, actor/singer (Phantom Pres, Give My Regards to Bdwy)
1879 On July - 03 philippe Gaubert, composer
1880 Carl Schuricht, composer on July - 03.
1881 Leon Errol, Australian actor (Ziegfeld Follies, What a Blonde!) on this day in history.
1883 The birth of Franz Kafka, Czech author on July - 03.
1883 On July - 03 sS Daphne sinks on Clyde River Scotland; 195 die
1883 Alfred Korzybski, Poland, scientist (Science & Sanity) on July - 03.
1884 On this day in history dow Jones published it's 1st stock avg
1886 The first NY Tribune printing using first commercial linotype machine on July - 03.
1886 1st NY Tribune printing using 1st commercial linotype machine on July - 03.
1886 On July - 03 raymond A Spruance, US admiral/fleet commander/ambassador
1888 On July - 03 nY Giant pitcher Rube Marquard ties record of 19 game win-streak
1890 On July - 03 idaho admitted as 43rd US state
1891 On July - 03 stefano Golinelli, composer, dies at 72
1892 Wilhelm Rettich, composer on July - 03.
1893 Mississippi John Hurt, rocker on July - 03.
1895 On July - 03 start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of Black Peter" (BG)
1895 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Black Peter" (BG) on this day in history.
1895 Oles' Semyonovich Chishko, composer on July - 03.