Historical Events Happened In July - 03
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
1896 On July - 03 doris Lloyd, actress (Bachelor Father, Charley's Aunt, Sarah & Son)
1897 On July - 03 g. A. Lancaster files claim on Eldorado Creek, Yukon, later known as Gold Hill.
1898 On this day in history joshua Slocum 1844-1909, from Briar Island, Nova Scotia, becomes the first person to complete a solo circumnavigation of the earth.
1898 US Navy defeats Spanish fleet in Santiago harbor, Cuba on this day in history.
1898 American troops captured deserted Wake Island on this day in history.
1899 Klimenty Arkad'yevich Korchmaryov, composer on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history john Mason Brown, Louisville Ky, critic (Tonight on Broadway)
1901 In Calgary Alberta, W.F. (Billy) Cochrane drives first automobile in Calgary; a steam-powered Locomobile, steered by a tiller rather than a wheel on July - 03.
1902 On July - 03 excelsior soccer team forms in Rotterdam
1902 Jack Newman, NZ cricket lefty pace bowler (1932-33, later knighted) on this day in history.
1903 Jean du Bela, [Simon Buytekant], singer/actor (Chaste Susanna) on July - 03.
1904 First run of the Ocean Limited passenger train between Montreal, Que. and Halifax. N.S. This is the longest running train in Canada having operated continuously over the same 840 mile route on this day in history.
1904 Theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist/Zionist, dies on July - 03.
1905 On this day in history kuyper govt forms in Holland
1906 Francis Steegmuller, US, biographer (Cocteau) on July - 03.
1907 Pope decree forbids modernization of theology on July - 03.
1907 On this day in history arthur Steel, Dutch architect (Group '32)
1908 On July - 03 thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo)
1908 On this day in history joel Chandler Harris, created Uncle Remus, dies at 59
1909 Cobalt Ontario a forest fire in Porcupine District leaves one-third of Cobalt's 6,000 residents homeless on this day in history.
1909 Earl L Butz, US Secretary of Agriculture (1971-76); a real Butz on July - 03.
1910 On July - 03 bernard Burrows, British diplomat
1910 On July - 03 julius Slabbe, Belgian writer, dies
1911 Ty Cobb hits in his 40th straight game. Does not get a hit next day on this day in history.
1911 Joe Hardstaff Jr, cricketer (son of Joseph, 23 Tests for England) on this day in history.
1912 On July - 03 nY Giant pitcher Rube Marquard ties record of 19 game win-streak
1912 Edward Jones, North Ireland lord justice of appeals on July - 03.
1913 On this day in history common tern banded in Maine; found dead in 1919 in Africa (1st bird confirmed to have crossed the Atlantic
1913 On this day in history common tern banded in Maine; found dead in 1919 in Africa (1st bird known to have crossed the Atlantic)
1913 On July - 03 hugh Stirling MacKenzie, British vice admiral
1915 US military forces occupy Haiti, remain until 1934 on this day in history.
1916 On July - 03 the first of 3 fatal shark attacks occurred near NJ shore (4 die)
1916 On this day in history 1st of 3 fatal shark attacks occurred near NJ shore (4 die)
1916 On July - 03 henrietta "Hetty" Howland Robinson Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies