On This Day: July 3
On July 3, 1863, the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania ended after three days in a major victory for the North as Confederate troops retreated.
On July 3, 1878, George M. Cohan, the great song and dance man of Broadway, was born. Following his death on Nov. 5, 1942, his obituary appeared in The Times.
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George M. Cohan7/3/1878 - 11/5/1942American songwriter, actor, producer and director.Go to obituary »