Historical Events Happened In July - 03
Wednesday, 24 August 2016
1937 Del Mar race track opened in sunny Del Mar, California on this day in history.
1937 On July - 03 the birth of Tom Stoppard, British writer/playwirght
1938 President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates the Eternal Light Peace Memorial and lights the eternal flame at Gettysburg Battlefield on July - 03.
1939 On July - 03 ernst Heinkel demonstrates 800-kph rocket plane to Hitler
1939 Lou Gehrig day; Gehrig makes "luckiest man" speech on July - 03.
1940 On July - 03 british Royal Navy sinks French fleet in North Africa
1940 On this day in history the legendary comedy team of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello debuted with their network radio show on NBC
1940 ARP-leader/ex-premier Colijn argues cooperation with Germany on this day in history.
1940 George Shepstone, cricketer (2 Tests for S Africa 1896-99), dies on July - 03.
1942 On this day in history germany troop march into Sebastopol
1943 On this day in history liberator bombers sinks U-628
1944 Goose Bay Newfoundland, the temperature hits 37.8 C; Labrador's hottest day on record on July - 03.
1944 Oriole Park (minor league baseball stadium) burns down in Baltimore on this day in history.
1945 The first civilian passenger car built since February 1942 was driven off the assembly line at the Ford Motor Company plant in Detroit, MI. Automotive production had been diverted to military production for the war (WWII) effort on July - 03.
1946 1st Dutch government of Beel forms on July - 03.
1947 On this day in history 252,288 people (record) pass through Grand Central Station, NYC
1948 55th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Louise Brough beats Doris Hart (63 86) on this day in history.
1948 Adrien H Gerhard, Dutch SDAP-politician, dies at 90 on July - 03.
1950 On this day in history first time US & North Korean forces clash in the Korean War
1950 On this day in history 1st time US & North Korean forces clash in Korean War
1951 33rd PGA Championship: Sam Snead at Oakmont CC Oakmont Pa on this day in history.
1952 On July - 03 puerto Rico's constitution approved by US Congress
1952 Daniel Zamudio, composer, dies at 64 on July - 03.
1957 On July - 03 richard Mohaupt, German composer (Bucolica), dies at 52
1958 On July - 03 "The Andy Williams Show" premiers on ABC (later on CBS & NBC)
1960 On this day in history alfred Henry Ackley, composer, dies at 73
1962 On July - 03 algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains ind on 7/5)
1962 The birth of Tom Cruise, American actor on July - 03.
1965 Clarence Loomis, composer, dies at 75 on July - 03.
1966 Race riots in Omaha Nebraska on July - 03.
1966 On this day in history andre Gailhard, composer, dies at 81
1967 On this day in history "News at 10" premieres on English TV
1967 John Clark, actor (Last Day of the War), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1969 78,000 attend Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, RI on this day in history.