Historical Events Happened In July - 03
Monday, 22 December 2014
1896 Doris Lloyd, actress (Bachelor Father, Charley's Aunt, Sarah & Son) on this day in history.
1897 On this day in history 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 On this day in history uS Navy defeats Spanish fleet in Santiago harbor, Cuba
1898 On this day in history american troops captured deserted Wake Island
1899 Klimenty Arkad'yevich Korchmaryov, composer on July - 03.
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 Excelsior soccer team forms in Rotterdam on July - 03.
1902 On July - 03 jack Newman, NZ cricket lefty pace bowler (1932-33, later knighted)
1903 On this day in history 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 July - 03.
1905 On this day in history kuyper govt forms in Holland
1906 On July - 03 francis Steegmuller, US, biographer (Cocteau)
1907 On July - 03 pope decree forbids modernization of theology
1907 Arthur Steel, Dutch architect (Group '32) on July - 03.
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 this day in history.
1909 On July - 03 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 July - 03.
1910 On July - 03 bernard Burrows, British diplomat
1910 Julius Slabbe, Belgian writer, dies on July - 03.
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 On July - 03 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 July - 03.
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 On this day in history 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 Henrietta "Hetty" Howland Robinson Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies on July - 03.