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 This day in History - July 5
359 Historic Events for July 5
1865

Secret Service began operating under the Treasury Department

Event
1865

Great Britain delegate's world 1st maximum speed laws

Event
1867

Andrew Ellicott Douglass, Dendrochronologer (study of tree rings)

Birth
1868

William H Singer, US painter/collector (Singer Museum, Laren)

Birth
1871

Trial against Kiowa chief Satanta (White Bear) and Big Tree, begins

Event
1871

Cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess, dies

Death
1874

Gerhard von Keussler, composer

Birth
1877

Wanda A Landowska, Warsaw Poland, harpsichordist (Musique Ancienne)

Birth
1878

Joseph Holbrooke, English pianist/conductor/composer

Birth
1879

Dwight Filley Davis, US Sect of War/donated tennis' Davis Cup

Birth
1879

Volkmar Andreae, Swiss conductor/composer (Tonhalle Orchestra)

Birth
1880

Jan Kubelik, composer

Birth
1881

Augustyn Hlond, Polish cardinal

Birth
1883

Frederick Scotson Clark, composer, dies at 42

Death
1884

German consul-general Gustav Nachtigal takes possession of Cameroon

Event
1884

US Congress accept 2nd Chinese Exclusion Act

Event
1884

Victor Masse, composer, dies at 62

Death
1885

Andr‚ Lhote, French painter/art historian (Trait‚ du paysage)

Birth
1886

Felix Timmermans, Flemish writer/painter/cartoonist (Pallieter)

Birth
1886

Willem Drees, PM of Netherland (PvdA, 1948-58)/Indonesia (AOW)

Birth
1886

Henry Gerhard, founder (Social-Democratic Union), dies at 57

Death
1887

August F Pott, German philological (That Personennamen), dies

Death
1889

Jean Cocteau, France, writer/artist/director (Le Potamak, Orph‚e)

Birth
1891

Hail kills 6 horses in Rapid City, SD

Event
1891

John Northrop, US, biochemist, crystallized enzymes (Nobel 1946)

Birth