Historical Events Happened In July - 03
Friday, 06 March 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 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 On July - 03 klimenty Arkad'yevich Korchmaryov, composer
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 this day in history.
1902 On this day in history excelsior soccer team forms in Rotterdam
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 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 July - 03.
1904 Theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist/Zionist, dies on this day in history.
1905 Kuyper govt forms in Holland on this day in history.
1906 On this day in history francis Steegmuller, US, biographer (Cocteau)
1907 On July - 03 pope decree forbids modernization of theology
1907 On July - 03 arthur Steel, Dutch architect (Group '32)
1908 On July - 03 thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo)
1908 On this day in history 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 July - 03.
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 Julius Slabbe, Belgian writer, dies on July - 03.
1911 On this day in history 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 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 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 July - 03.
1915 US military forces occupy Haiti, remain until 1934 on July - 03.
1916 On this day in history the first of 3 fatal shark attacks occurred near NJ shore (4 die)
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 July - 03.