Historical Events Happened In July - 03
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
1896 Doris Lloyd, actress (Bachelor Father, Charley's Aunt, Sarah & Son) on July - 03.
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 US Navy defeats Spanish fleet in Santiago harbor, Cuba on July - 03.
1898 On July - 03 american troops captured deserted Wake Island
1899 Klimenty Arkad'yevich Korchmaryov, composer on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history john Mason Brown, Louisville Ky, critic (Tonight on Broadway)
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 On this day in history excelsior soccer team forms in Rotterdam
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 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 Kuyper govt forms in Holland on July - 03.
1906 On this day in history francis Steegmuller, US, biographer (Cocteau)
1907 On July - 03 pope decree forbids modernization of theology
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 On July - 03 joel Chandler Harris, created Uncle Remus, dies at 59
1909 Cobalt Ontario a forest fire in Porcupine District leaves one-third of Cobalt's 6,000 residents homeless on this day in history.
1909 Earl L Butz, US Secretary of Agriculture (1971-76); a real Butz on this day in history.
1910 On July - 03 bernard Burrows, British diplomat
1910 On this day in history julius Slabbe, Belgian writer, dies
1911 On July - 03 ty Cobb hits in his 40th straight game. Does not get a hit next day
1911 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 July - 03.
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 Hugh Stirling MacKenzie, British vice admiral on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1916 On July - 03 1st of 3 fatal shark attacks occurred near NJ shore (4 die)
1916 On this day in history henrietta "Hetty" Howland Robinson Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies