Historical Events Happened In July - 03
Monday, 30 May 2016
1896 On July - 03 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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 On July - 03 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 this day in history excelsior soccer team forms in Rotterdam
1902 Jack Newman, NZ cricket lefty pace bowler (1932-33, later knighted) on this day in history.
1903 On this day in history 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 Kuyper govt forms in Holland on July - 03.
1906 On this day in history francis Steegmuller, US, biographer (Cocteau)
1907 On July - 03 pope decree forbids modernization of theology
1907 Arthur Steel, Dutch architect (Group '32) on this day in history.
1908 Thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo) on July - 03.
1908 Joel Chandler Harris, created Uncle Remus, dies at 59 on this day in history.
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 On July - 03 earl L Butz, US Secretary of Agriculture (1971-76); a real Butz
1910 Bernard Burrows, British diplomat on July - 03.
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 On July - 03 joe Hardstaff Jr, cricketer (son of Joseph, 23 Tests for England)
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 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 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 this day in history hugh Stirling MacKenzie, British vice admiral
1915 On this day in history uS military forces occupy Haiti, remain until 1934
1916 The first of 3 fatal shark attacks occurred near NJ shore (4 die) on July - 03.
1916 On this day in history 1st of 3 fatal shark attacks occurred near NJ shore (4 die)
1916 On this day in history henrietta "Hetty" Howland Robinson Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies