The Daily News | July 7

Jimmy Carter married (Eleanor) Rosalynn Smith, 1946
US occupied Iceland, 1941
Mike Schmidt hit three home runs (vs. San Francisco), 1979
China and Japan went to war, 1937
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, died, 1930
Travelers cheque first patented, 1891
Smallest baseball All-Star crowd (25,556 - Braves Field, Boston), 1936
First women FBI agents sworn in, 1972
Four persons convicted of complicity with John Wilkes Booth hanged, 1865
“God Save the King” first sung, 1607
First woman nominated to the US Supreme Court (Sandra Day O’Connor), 1981
King’s College (New York) opened, 1754
First US Roman Catholic saint canonized (Saint Francis Xavier Cabrini), 1946
First radio broadcast of “Dragnet”, 1949
Industrial Workers of the World (“Wobblies”) form alternative to AFL, 1906
US Army imposed strict no-smoking rules, 1986
Annexation of California by the US proclaimed (US Navy Commodore J.D. Sloat), 1846
Annexation of Hawaii by the US authorized, 1898
“Pinocchio” first appeared in print (“The Children’s Journal” - Rome), 1881
Richard Brinsley Sheridan, dramatist, died, 1816