Historical Events For July - 03
Saturday, 27 May 2017
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 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 US Navy defeats Spanish fleet in Santiago harbor, Cuba on this day in history.
1898 American troops captured deserted Wake Island on July - 03.
1899 Klimenty Arkad'yevich Korchmaryov, composer on July - 03.
1900 On this day in history john Mason Brown, Louisville Ky, critic (Tonight on Broadway)
1901 On July - 03 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 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 Bernard Burrows, British diplomat on this day in history.
1910 On July - 03 julius Slabbe, Belgian writer, dies
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 this day in history.
1912 On this day in history edward Jones, North Ireland lord justice of appeals
1913 On July - 03 common tern banded in Maine; found dead in 1919 in Africa (1st bird confirmed to have crossed the Atlantic
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 July - 03 hugh Stirling MacKenzie, British vice admiral
1915 US military forces occupy Haiti, remain until 1934 on July - 03.
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 July - 03 henrietta "Hetty" Howland Robinson Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies