3rd July 1914 (Friday)

BORN TODAY: in London – Leueen MacGrath, London and Broadway actress.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leueen_MacGrath

~ Also Marmaduke Pattle, South African and Royal (British) Air Force fighter pilot shot down and killed in action near Athens, Greece, in April 1941, aged 26.

http://spartacus-educational.com/2WWpattleM.htm

World Affairs: At the Simla conference in India, where the British are attempting to separate China and Tibet, the Chinese representative refuses to sign the final accord, which is signed only by Britain and Tibet.

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Simla_Accord_(1914)

Women’s suffrage: In Edinburgh’s Sheriff Court there are “stormy scenes” as suffragette Maude Edwards is charged with slashing a portrait of the King in the Royal Scottish Academy. Later in the day she is admitted to Perth Prison.

http://www.scottisharchivesforschools.org/suffragettes/maudeEdwardsSource02.asp

http://www.scottisharchivesforschools.org/suffragettes/maudeEdwardsSource03.asp

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