Historical Events For July - 03
Monday, 25 September 2017
1937 Del Mar race track opened in sunny Del Mar, California on July - 03.
1937 The birth of Tom Stoppard, British writer/playwirght on this day in history.
1938 President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates the Eternal Light Peace Memorial and lights the eternal flame at Gettysburg Battlefield on July - 03.
1939 Ernst Heinkel demonstrates 800-kph rocket plane to Hitler on July - 03.
1939 On July - 03 lou Gehrig day; Gehrig makes "luckiest man" speech
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 On this day in history aRP-leader/ex-premier Colijn argues cooperation with Germany
1940 On this day in history george Shepstone, cricketer (2 Tests for S Africa 1896-99), dies
1942 Germany troop march into Sebastopol on this day in history.
1943 Liberator bombers sinks U-628 on July - 03.
1944 Goose Bay Newfoundland, the temperature hits 37.8 C; Labrador's hottest day on record on July - 03.
1944 On July - 03 oriole Park (minor league baseball stadium) burns down in Baltimore
1945 On this day in history 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.
1946 On this day in history 1st Dutch government of Beel forms
1947 252,288 people (record) pass through Grand Central Station, NYC on this day in history.
1948 55th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Louise Brough beats Doris Hart (63 86) on July - 03.
1948 Adrien H Gerhard, Dutch SDAP-politician, dies at 90 on July - 03.
1950 On July - 03 first time US & North Korean forces clash in the Korean War
1950 1st time US & North Korean forces clash in Korean War on July - 03.
1951 On this day in history 33rd PGA Championship: Sam Snead at Oakmont CC Oakmont Pa
1952 On July - 03 puerto Rico's constitution approved by US Congress
1952 On July - 03 daniel Zamudio, composer, dies at 64
1957 Richard Mohaupt, German composer (Bucolica), dies at 52 on this day in history.
1958 "The Andy Williams Show" premiers on ABC (later on CBS & NBC) on this day in history.
1960 On this day in history alfred Henry Ackley, composer, dies at 73
1962 Algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains ind on 7/5) on July - 03.
1962 On July - 03 the birth of Tom Cruise, American actor
1965 On this day in history clarence Loomis, composer, dies at 75
1966 On July - 03 race riots in Omaha Nebraska
1966 Andre Gailhard, composer, dies at 81 on July - 03.
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 July - 03.