On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1871

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jesse James robs a bank of $45,000 in Corydon, Iowa

Outlaw Jesse James
Jesse James

Famous Birthdays

  • Vicente Arregui Garay, Spanish composer, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1925)
  • William Henry Davies, Welsh poet (Autobiography of a Super Tramp), born in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales (d. 1940)
1871 Highlights

About July 3, 1871

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer