Historical Events Happened In July - 03
Monday, 29 June 2015
1937 Del Mar race track opened in sunny Del Mar, California on July - 03.
1937 On July - 03 the birth of Tom Stoppard, British writer/playwirght
1938 On this day in history president Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates the Eternal Light Peace Memorial and lights the eternal flame at Gettysburg Battlefield.
1939 Ernst Heinkel demonstrates 800-kph rocket plane to Hitler on this day in history.
1939 Lou Gehrig day; Gehrig makes "luckiest man" speech on this day in history.
1940 On July - 03 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 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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1944 On July - 03 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 this day in history.
1946 1st Dutch government of Beel forms on July - 03.
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 this day in history.
1950 First time US & North Korean forces clash in the Korean War on July - 03.
1950 On July - 03 1st time US & North Korean forces clash in Korean War
1951 33rd PGA Championship: Sam Snead at Oakmont CC Oakmont Pa on July - 03.
1952 On this day in history 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 July - 03.
1958 On this day in history "The Andy Williams Show" premiers on ABC (later on CBS & NBC)
1960 Alfred Henry Ackley, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains ind on 7/5)
1962 The birth of Tom Cruise, American actor on July - 03.
1965 On this day in history clarence Loomis, composer, dies at 75
1966 On this day in history race riots in Omaha Nebraska
1966 Andre Gailhard, composer, dies at 81 on July - 03.
1967 "News at 10" premieres on English TV on July - 03.
1967 On this day in history john Clark, actor (Last Day of the War), dies at 50
1969 On this day in history 78,000 attend Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, RI