What Happened on July 3, 1913

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Common tern banded in Maine; found dead in 1919 in Africa (1st bird known to have crossed the Atlantic)
  • Confederate veterans at the Great Reunion of 1913 reenact Pickett's Charge; upon reaching the high-water mark of the Confederacy they are met by the outstretched hands of friendship from Union survivors.

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugh Stirling MacKenzie, British vice admiral
  • William Deakin, warden (St Anthony's College Oxford)