Historical Events For July - 03
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
1896 On July - 03 doris Lloyd, actress (Bachelor Father, Charley's Aunt, Sarah & Son)
1897 On this day in history g. A. Lancaster files claim on Eldorado Creek, Yukon, later known as Gold Hill.
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 On July - 03 uS Navy defeats Spanish fleet in Santiago harbor, Cuba
1898 American troops captured deserted Wake Island on July - 03.
1899 On this day in history klimenty Arkad'yevich Korchmaryov, composer
1900 John Mason Brown, Louisville Ky, critic (Tonight on Broadway) on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 On this day in history 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.
1904 On July - 03 theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist/Zionist, dies
1905 On this day in history kuyper govt forms in Holland
1906 Francis Steegmuller, US, biographer (Cocteau) on July - 03.
1907 On July - 03 pope decree forbids modernization of theology
1907 On this day in history arthur Steel, Dutch architect (Group '32)
1908 Thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo) on this day in history.
1908 On July - 03 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 this day in history bernard Burrows, British diplomat
1910 Julius Slabbe, Belgian writer, dies on this day in history.
1911 On this day in history ty Cobb hits in his 40th straight game. Does not get a hit next day
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 this day in history.
1913 Common tern banded in Maine; found dead in 1919 in Africa (1st bird confirmed to have crossed the Atlantic on July - 03.
1913 Common tern banded in Maine; found dead in 1919 in Africa (1st bird known to have crossed the Atlantic) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1916 On July - 03 henrietta "Hetty" Howland Robinson Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies