Category: This Day In History July 01

Categories: This Day In History July

Landing level category

Historic Events:

1863: Battle of Gettysburg begins.
1867: Canadian Confederation: The British North America Act, 1867, was enacted, forming the Dominion of Canada.
1997: Hong Kong reverts to Chinese rule.

Famous Birthdays:

1646: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, German Philosopher, was born.
1885: Isobel Marion Dorothea Mackellar known as Dorothea Mackellar, OBE was an Australian poet and fiction writer. Her piece My Country is perhaps the best known Australian poem.
1889: Charles Laughton English Actor, was born. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of the title character in The Private Life of Henry VIII.

Famous Deaths:

1861: Australian Explorer Robert O'Hara Bourke died of exhaustion and starvation at a place now called Burke's Waterhole on Cooper Creek in South Australia.
1981: Sidney Loman, the 17th son of a slave who organized the area's first black Boy Scout troops.
2004: Marlon Brando US, Actor, career spanned 60 years, died of respiratory failure.

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