Historical Events For July - 03
Sunday, 19 November 2017
1896 On this day in history doris Lloyd, actress (Bachelor Father, Charley's Aunt, Sarah & Son)
1897 G. A. Lancaster files claim on Eldorado Creek, Yukon, later known as Gold Hill on July - 03.
1898 Joshua Slocum 1844-1909, from Briar Island, Nova Scotia, becomes the first person to complete a solo circumnavigation of the earth on this day in history.
1898 US Navy defeats Spanish fleet in Santiago harbor, Cuba on this day in history.
1898 American troops captured deserted Wake Island on July - 03.
1899 On July - 03 klimenty Arkad'yevich Korchmaryov, composer
1900 On July - 03 john Mason Brown, Louisville Ky, critic (Tonight on Broadway)
1901 On this day in history in Calgary Alberta, W.F. (Billy) Cochrane drives first automobile in Calgary; a steam-powered Locomobile, steered by a tiller rather than a wheel.
1902 On July - 03 excelsior soccer team forms in Rotterdam
1902 On this day in history jack Newman, NZ cricket lefty pace bowler (1932-33, later knighted)
1903 On July - 03 jean du Bela, [Simon Buytekant], singer/actor (Chaste Susanna)
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 July - 03.
1904 Theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist/Zionist, dies on this day in history.
1905 On July - 03 kuyper govt forms in Holland
1906 On this day in history francis Steegmuller, US, biographer (Cocteau)
1907 Pope decree forbids modernization of theology on July - 03.
1907 Arthur Steel, Dutch architect (Group '32) on this day in history.
1908 On this day in history thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo)
1908 On this day in history joel Chandler Harris, created Uncle Remus, dies at 59
1909 On this day in history cobalt Ontario a forest fire in Porcupine District leaves one-third of Cobalt's 6,000 residents homeless.
1909 Earl L Butz, US Secretary of Agriculture (1971-76); a real Butz on this day in history.
1910 On July - 03 bernard Burrows, British diplomat
1910 On this day in history julius Slabbe, Belgian writer, dies
1911 Ty Cobb hits in his 40th straight game. Does not get a hit next day on July - 03.
1911 On July - 03 joe Hardstaff Jr, cricketer (son of Joseph, 23 Tests for England)
1912 NY Giant pitcher Rube Marquard ties record of 19 game win-streak on July - 03.
1912 On this day in history edward Jones, North Ireland lord justice of appeals
1913 Common tern banded in Maine; found dead in 1919 in Africa (1st bird confirmed to have crossed the Atlantic on this day in history.
1913 Common tern banded in Maine; found dead in 1919 in Africa (1st bird known to have crossed the Atlantic) on July - 03.
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 this day in history the first of 3 fatal shark attacks occurred near NJ shore (4 die)
1916 1st of 3 fatal shark attacks occurred near NJ shore (4 die) on July - 03.
1916 Henrietta "Hetty" Howland Robinson Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies on July - 03.