Historical Events Happened In July - 03
Wednesday, 24 August 2016
1896 On this day in history 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 Joshua Slocum 1844-1909, from Briar Island, Nova Scotia, becomes the first person to complete a solo circumnavigation of the earth on July - 03.
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 this day in history.
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 Jack Newman, NZ cricket lefty pace bowler (1932-33, later knighted) on this day in history.
1903 Jean du Bela, [Simon Buytekant], singer/actor (Chaste Susanna) on July - 03.
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 Theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist/Zionist, dies on July - 03.
1905 Kuyper govt forms in Holland on July - 03.
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 July - 03.
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 On this day in history bernard Burrows, British diplomat
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1916 On July - 03 1st of 3 fatal shark attacks occurred near NJ shore (4 die)
1916 Henrietta "Hetty" Howland Robinson Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies on this day in history.