Historical Events Happened In July - 03
Friday, 09 October 2015
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 this day in history american troops captured deserted Wake Island
1899 Klimenty Arkad'yevich Korchmaryov, composer on this day in history.
1900 John Mason Brown, Louisville Ky, critic (Tonight on Broadway) on July - 03.
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 this day in history.
1902 On July - 03 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 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 Theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist/Zionist, dies on this day in history.
1905 Kuyper govt forms in Holland on July - 03.
1906 On this day in history francis Steegmuller, US, biographer (Cocteau)
1907 Pope decree forbids modernization of theology on July - 03.
1907 Arthur Steel, Dutch architect (Group '32) on this day in history.
1908 On July - 03 thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo)
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 Earl L Butz, US Secretary of Agriculture (1971-76); a real Butz on July - 03.
1910 Bernard Burrows, British diplomat on July - 03.
1910 On July - 03 julius Slabbe, Belgian writer, dies
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 Edward Jones, North Ireland lord justice of appeals on July - 03.
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 July - 03 common tern banded in Maine; found dead in 1919 in Africa (1st bird known to have crossed the Atlantic)
1913 Hugh Stirling MacKenzie, British vice admiral on July - 03.
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 1st of 3 fatal shark attacks occurred near NJ shore (4 die) on this day in history.
1916 On July - 03 henrietta "Hetty" Howland Robinson Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies