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 This day in History - July 4
455 Historic Events for July 4
1899

Benjamin P‚ret, French writer/poet (La r‚volution surr‚aliste)

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1900

Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, New Orleans LA, jazz musician (Hello Dolly)

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1901

John Fiske, [Edmund Fisk Green], US historian/philosopher, dies

Death
1902

Meyer Lansky, mobster (Started numbers)

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1902

Vince Barnett, Pittsburgh, actor (Star is Born, Human Jungle)

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1902

George Murphy, New Haven Ct, (Sen-R-Calif)/actor/dancer (MGM Parade)

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1903

Pacific Cable (SF, Hawaii, Guam, Phil) opens, Pres TR sends message

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1903

Flor Peeters, Antwerp Belgium, organist/composer (Lied Symphony)

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1904

Artur Malawski, composer

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1904

Seger Pillot Ellis, pianist/vocalist

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1904

Angela Baddeley, London England, actress (Ghost Train, Tom Jones)

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1905

Phila A's beat Boston Red Sox 4-2 in 20 inning game

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1905

Lionel Trilling, author (1969 Poses Award, Liberal Imagination)

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1905

Dante Fiorillo, composer

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1906

Gr Brit, France and Italy grant Independence to Ethiopia

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1907

Elliott Sullivan, San Antonio TX, actor (Sergeant)

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1907

Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

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1908

Aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/chairman (Club of Rome)

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1908

NY Giant George "Hooks" Witse no-hits Phila Phillies, 1-0 in 10 inn

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1909

Alec Templeton, Cardiff Wales, pianist/composer (Concertino Lirico)

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1909

Madeleine Barot, resistance heroine

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1909

Lynette Roberts, poet

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1910

Jack Johnson KOs James J Jeffries in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

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1910

Giovanni V Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer (Mars), dies at 75

Death
1910

Francis D Foley, US lt adm (WW II, Guadalcanal)

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