Historical Events Happened In July - 03
Friday, 21 November 2014
1937 On July - 03 del Mar race track opened in sunny Del Mar, California.
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 this day in history.
1939 Ernst Heinkel demonstrates 800-kph rocket plane to Hitler on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1940 On this day in history george Shepstone, cricketer (2 Tests for S Africa 1896-99), dies
1942 On July - 03 germany troop march into Sebastopol
1943 On July - 03 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 On this day in history oriole Park (minor league baseball stadium) burns down in Baltimore
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 this day in history.
1947 On July - 03 252,288 people (record) pass through Grand Central Station, NYC
1948 55th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Louise Brough beats Doris Hart (63 86) on July - 03.
1948 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 On this day in history 1st time US & North Korean forces clash in Korean War
1951 On this day in history 33rd PGA Championship: Sam Snead at Oakmont CC Oakmont Pa
1952 Puerto Rico's constitution approved by US Congress on this day in history.
1952 On July - 03 daniel Zamudio, composer, dies at 64
1957 On this day in history richard Mohaupt, German composer (Bucolica), dies at 52
1958 "The Andy Williams Show" premiers on ABC (later on CBS & NBC) on July - 03.
1960 Alfred Henry Ackley, composer, dies at 73 on July - 03.
1962 On this day in history algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains ind on 7/5)
1962 On this day in history the birth of Tom Cruise, American actor
1965 Clarence Loomis, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1966 On July - 03 race riots in Omaha Nebraska
1966 On July - 03 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 On July - 03 78,000 attend Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, RI