Historical Events In July - 03
Monday, 23 April 2018
1937 Del Mar race track opened in sunny Del Mar, California on this day in history.
1937 The birth of Tom Stoppard, British writer/playwirght on July - 03.
1938 President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates the Eternal Light Peace Memorial and lights the eternal flame at Gettysburg Battlefield on this day in history.
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 British Royal Navy sinks French fleet in North Africa on July - 03.
1940 On July - 03 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 July - 03.
1940 George Shepstone, cricketer (2 Tests for S Africa 1896-99), dies on this day in history.
1942 On July - 03 germany troop march into Sebastopol
1943 On July - 03 liberator bombers sinks U-628
1944 On July - 03 goose Bay Newfoundland, the temperature hits 37.8 C; Labrador's hottest day on record.
1944 Oriole Park (minor league baseball stadium) burns down in Baltimore on July - 03.
1945 On July - 03 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 July - 03 1st Dutch government of Beel forms
1947 On July - 03 252,288 people (record) pass through Grand Central Station, NYC
1948 On July - 03 55th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Louise Brough beats Doris Hart (63 86)
1948 On this day in history adrien H Gerhard, Dutch SDAP-politician, dies at 90
1950 First time US & North Korean forces clash in the Korean War on this day in history.
1950 1st time US & North Korean forces clash in Korean War on July - 03.
1951 On July - 03 33rd PGA Championship: Sam Snead at Oakmont CC Oakmont Pa
1952 On July - 03 puerto Rico's constitution approved by US Congress
1952 Daniel Zamudio, composer, dies at 64 on July - 03.
1957 Richard Mohaupt, German composer (Bucolica), dies at 52 on July - 03.
1958 "The Andy Williams Show" premiers on ABC (later on CBS & NBC) on July - 03.
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 The birth of Tom Cruise, American actor on July - 03.
1965 On July - 03 clarence Loomis, composer, dies at 75
1966 Race riots in Omaha Nebraska on this day in history.
1966 On July - 03 andre Gailhard, composer, dies at 81
1967 "News at 10" premieres on English TV on July - 03.
1967 On July - 03 john Clark, actor (Last Day of the War), dies at 50
1969 78,000 attend Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, RI on July - 03.