Historical Events In July - 04
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1898 Sable Island, Nova Scotia, the French ship La Bourgogne collides with British ship the Cromartyshire; 560 persons drown on July - 04.
1898 On July - 04 uS flag hoisted over Wake Island (Spanish-American War)
1898 On July - 04 french liner "La Bourgogne" collides with bark Cromartyshire, 560 die
1898 Gertrude Lawrence, English actress (Mimi, Rembrandt) on July - 04.
1901 John Fiske, [Edmund Fisk Green], US historian/philosopher, dies on July - 04.
1902 President Roosevelt officially ends the "great insurrection" in the Philippines July 4 and commends U.S. troops for upholding America's "lawful sovereignty" on this day in history.
1902 George Murphy, New Haven Ct, (Sen-R-Calif)/actor/dancer (MGM Parade) on July - 04.
1903 On July - 04 pacific Cable (SF, Hawaii, Guam, Phil) opens, Pres TR sends message
1903 On this day in history flor Peeters, Antwerp Belgium, organist/composer (Lied Symphony)
1904 Angela Baddeley, London England, actress (Ghost Train, Tom Jones) on July - 04.
1905 Phila A's beat Boston Red Sox 4-2 in 20 inning game on this day in history.
1905 Dante Fiorillo, composer on July - 04.
1906 On July - 04 gr Brit, France & Italy grant Independence to Ethiopia
1907 Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 1 for heavyweight boxing title on July - 04.
1907 On this day in history elliott Sullivan, San Antonio TX, actor (Sergeant)
1908 On this day in history nY Giant George "Hooks" Witse no-hits Phila Phillies, 1-0 in 10 inn
1908 On this day in history aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/chairman (Club of Rome)
1909 Alec Templeton, Cardiff Wales, pianist/composer (Concertino Lirico) on July - 04.
1910 On this day in history jack Johnson KOs James Jeffries in 15 rounds, ending come-back try
1910 On July - 04 jack Johnson KOs James J Jeffries in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1910 On July - 04 francis D Foley, US lt adm (WW II, Guadalcanal)
1910 On this day in history giovanni V Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer (Mars), dies at 75
1911 On July - 04 ty Cobb goes 0 for 4 & ends a 40 game hit streak
1911 105°F (41°C) at Vernon, Vermont (state record) on July - 04.
1911 Mitch Miller, Rochester NY, sing along with Mitch (Yellow Rose of Tx) on July - 04.
1912 Detroit Tiger George Mullen no-hits St Louis Browns, 7-0 on July - 04.
1912 Virginia Graham, Chicago Ill, TV personality (Girl Talk, Where Was I) on this day in history.
1913 On this day in history 37th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: A F Wilding beats McLoughlin (86 63 10-8)
1914 The first US motorcycle race (300 miles, Dodge City Ks) on this day in history.
1914 1st US motorcycle race (300 miles, Dodge City Ks) on this day in history.
1914 On July - 04 giuseppe 'Nuccio' Bertone, car designer
1915 On this day in history christine Lavant, writer
1916 On this day in history tokyo Rose, [Iva Toguri D'Aquino], propagandist (WW II)
1917 On July - 04 engineers at Langley Field in Virginia called an airplane flying several miles away