Historical Events Happened In July - 03
Sunday, 26 April 2015
1896 On this day in history 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 July - 03.
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 July - 03 uS Navy defeats Spanish fleet in Santiago harbor, Cuba
1898 American troops captured deserted Wake Island on July - 03.
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 On July - 03 excelsior soccer team forms in Rotterdam
1902 On this day in history 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 On July - 03 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 On July - 03 kuyper govt forms in Holland
1906 Francis Steegmuller, US, biographer (Cocteau) on this day in history.
1907 Pope decree forbids modernization of theology on July - 03.
1907 Arthur Steel, Dutch architect (Group '32) on July - 03.
1908 On July - 03 thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo)
1908 On July - 03 joel Chandler Harris, created Uncle Remus, dies at 59
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 July - 03 earl L Butz, US Secretary of Agriculture (1971-76); a real Butz
1910 On July - 03 bernard Burrows, British diplomat
1910 Julius Slabbe, Belgian writer, dies on July - 03.
1911 On July - 03 ty Cobb hits in his 40th straight game. Does not get a hit next day
1911 Joe Hardstaff Jr, cricketer (son of Joseph, 23 Tests for England) on July - 03.
1912 NY Giant pitcher Rube Marquard ties record of 19 game win-streak on this day in history.
1912 On July - 03 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 Common tern banded in Maine; found dead in 1919 in Africa (1st bird known to have crossed the Atlantic) on July - 03.
1913 Hugh Stirling MacKenzie, British vice admiral on this day in history.
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 Henrietta "Hetty" Howland Robinson Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies on July - 03.