Historical Events In July - 04
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1898 Sable Island, Nova Scotia, the French ship La Bourgogne collides with British ship the Cromartyshire; 560 persons drown on this day in history.
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 On this day in history john Fiske, [Edmund Fisk Green], US historian/philosopher, dies
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 July - 04.
1902 On this day in history george Murphy, New Haven Ct, (Sen-R-Calif)/actor/dancer (MGM Parade)
1903 Pacific Cable (SF, Hawaii, Guam, Phil) opens, Pres TR sends message on this day in history.
1903 Flor Peeters, Antwerp Belgium, organist/composer (Lied Symphony) on July - 04.
1904 Angela Baddeley, London England, actress (Ghost Train, Tom Jones) on this day in history.
1905 On July - 04 phila A's beat Boston Red Sox 4-2 in 20 inning game
1905 On July - 04 dante Fiorillo, composer
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 NY Giant George "Hooks" Witse no-hits Phila Phillies, 1-0 in 10 inn on July - 04.
1908 On this day in history aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/chairman (Club of Rome)
1909 Alec Templeton, Cardiff Wales, pianist/composer (Concertino Lirico) on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history jack Johnson KOs James Jeffries in 15 rounds, ending come-back try
1910 Jack Johnson KOs James J Jeffries in 15 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
1910 Francis D Foley, US lt adm (WW II, Guadalcanal) on this day in history.
1910 Giovanni V Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer (Mars), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1911 Ty Cobb goes 0 for 4 & ends a 40 game hit streak on this day in history.
1911 On this day in history 105°F (41°C) at Vernon, Vermont (state record)
1911 On this day in history mitch Miller, Rochester NY, sing along with Mitch (Yellow Rose of Tx)
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 July - 04.
1913 On July - 04 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 July - 04.
1914 1st US motorcycle race (300 miles, Dodge City Ks) on this day in history.
1914 Giuseppe 'Nuccio' Bertone, car designer on July - 04.
1915 Christine Lavant, writer on July - 04.
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