Historical Events In July - 03
Friday, 22 June 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 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 On July - 03 ernst Heinkel demonstrates 800-kph rocket plane to Hitler
1939 On this day in history lou Gehrig day; Gehrig makes "luckiest man" speech
1940 On this day in history british Royal Navy sinks French fleet in North Africa
1940 The legendary comedy team of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello debuted with their network radio show on NBC on July - 03.
1940 ARP-leader/ex-premier Colijn argues cooperation with Germany on this day in history.
1940 On July - 03 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 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 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 July - 03.
1948 On July - 03 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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 July - 03.
1960 On July - 03 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 this day in history.
1966 Race riots in Omaha Nebraska on this day in history.
1966 On July - 03 andre Gailhard, composer, dies at 81
1967 On July - 03 "News at 10" premieres on English TV
1967 John Clark, actor (Last Day of the War), dies at 50 on July - 03.
1969 78,000 attend Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, RI on this day in history.