Historical Events Happened In July - 03
Tuesday, 04 August 2015
1896 On July - 03 doris Lloyd, actress (Bachelor Father, Charley's Aunt, Sarah & Son)
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 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 On July - 03 john Mason Brown, Louisville Ky, critic (Tonight on Broadway)
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 July - 03.
1902 Jack Newman, NZ cricket lefty pace bowler (1932-33, later knighted) on this day in history.
1903 On this day in history jean du Bela, [Simon Buytekant], singer/actor (Chaste Susanna)
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 On July - 03 kuyper govt forms in Holland
1906 On this day in history francis Steegmuller, US, biographer (Cocteau)
1907 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1908 Joel Chandler Harris, created Uncle Remus, dies at 59 on this day in history.
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 On July - 03 earl L Butz, US Secretary of Agriculture (1971-76); a real Butz
1910 Bernard Burrows, British diplomat on this day in history.
1910 Julius Slabbe, Belgian writer, dies on this day in history.
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 NY Giant pitcher Rube Marquard ties record of 19 game win-streak on July - 03.
1912 Edward Jones, North Ireland lord justice of appeals on July - 03.
1913 On this day in history common tern banded in Maine; found dead in 1919 in Africa (1st bird confirmed to have crossed the Atlantic
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 this day in history hugh Stirling MacKenzie, British vice admiral
1915 On July - 03 uS military forces occupy Haiti, remain until 1934
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 On July - 03 henrietta "Hetty" Howland Robinson Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies