Historical Events Happened In July - 03
Sunday, 05 July 2015
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 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 US Navy defeats Spanish fleet in Santiago harbor, Cuba on this day in history.
1898 American troops captured deserted Wake Island on this day in history.
1899 Klimenty Arkad'yevich Korchmaryov, composer on July - 03.
1900 John Mason Brown, Louisville Ky, critic (Tonight on Broadway) on July - 03.
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 Excelsior soccer team forms in Rotterdam on July - 03.
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 this day in history.
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 Francis Steegmuller, US, biographer (Cocteau) on July - 03.
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 July - 03.
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 On this day in history earl L Butz, US Secretary of Agriculture (1971-76); a real Butz
1910 Bernard Burrows, British diplomat on this day in history.
1910 Julius Slabbe, Belgian writer, dies on this day in history.
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 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 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 this day in history.
1913 Hugh Stirling MacKenzie, British vice admiral on July - 03.
1915 US military forces occupy Haiti, remain until 1934 on July - 03.
1916 On July - 03 the first of 3 fatal shark attacks occurred near NJ shore (4 die)
1916 On July - 03 1st of 3 fatal shark attacks occurred near NJ shore (4 die)
1916 On July - 03 henrietta "Hetty" Howland Robinson Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies