Historical Events For July - 03
Tuesday, 25 April 2017
1896 Doris Lloyd, actress (Bachelor Father, Charley's Aunt, Sarah & Son) on this day in history.
1897 On July - 03 g. A. Lancaster files claim on Eldorado Creek, Yukon, later known as Gold Hill.
1898 On July - 03 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 On July - 03 american troops captured deserted Wake Island
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 Jean du Bela, [Simon Buytekant], singer/actor (Chaste Susanna) on July - 03.
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 Theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist/Zionist, dies on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history kuyper govt forms in Holland
1906 Francis Steegmuller, US, biographer (Cocteau) on this day in history.
1907 On this day in history 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 Joel Chandler Harris, created Uncle Remus, dies at 59 on July - 03.
1909 On July - 03 cobalt Ontario a forest fire in Porcupine District leaves one-third of Cobalt's 6,000 residents homeless.
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 July - 03.
1911 Ty Cobb hits in his 40th straight game. Does not get a hit next day on July - 03.
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 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 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 US military forces occupy Haiti, remain until 1934 on this day in history.
1916 The first of 3 fatal shark attacks occurred near NJ shore (4 die) on July - 03.
1916 On July - 03 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