3rd July

3rd July

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about July 3rd, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about July 3rd in history!

Global Celebrations

  • International Plastic Bag Free Day.
  • National Eat Your Beans Day
  • Disobedience Day
  • National Chocolate Wafer Day
  • Stay Out Of The Sun Day
  • National Compliment Your Mirror Day
  • National Build a Scarecrow Day

Historic Events

  • The Maratha army occupied Delhi.
  • 1908: On July 3rd 1908, Bal Gangadhar Tilak was arrested for sedition by the British.
  • The three day long battle during the American Civil War was fought between the Union and Confederacy in and-around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

1918: Ernest Hemingway was an American Red Cross ambulance driver during World War I in Italy, circa 1918.

Ernest Hemingway was an American Red Cross ambulance driver during World War I in Italy, circa 1918.

1915: Italian-speaking soldiers of the Austro-Hungarian army. The sign bears the inscription “The Italian veterans of the battles in Russia”, WW1, c.1914/1915

Italian-speaking soldiers of the Austro-Hungarian army. The sign bears the inscription “The Italian veterans of the battles in Russia”, WW1, c.1914/1915

1891: Emmanuel Louis Cartigny (1791-1892), the last surviving combatant in the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, fighting for Napoleon Bonaparte against Horatio Nelson. c. 1891

Emmanuel Louis Cartigny (1791-1892), the last surviving combatant in the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, fighting for Napoleon Bonaparte against Horatio Nelson. c. 1891

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Cruise.
  • Harbhajan Singh.
  • Bharati Singh.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Dong Chang.
  • Volkmar Grob died.
  • Boyd K. Packer died.

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