Historical Events Happened In July - 03
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
1937 On July - 03 del Mar race track opened in sunny Del Mar, California.
1937 On this day in history 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 July - 03.
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 British Royal Navy sinks French fleet in North Africa on July - 03.
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 July - 03 aRP-leader/ex-premier Colijn argues cooperation with Germany
1940 George Shepstone, cricketer (2 Tests for S Africa 1896-99), dies on July - 03.
1942 Germany troop march into Sebastopol on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history 1st Dutch government of Beel forms
1947 On July - 03 252,288 people (record) pass through Grand Central Station, NYC
1948 On this day in history 55th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Louise Brough beats Doris Hart (63 86)
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 July - 03.
1950 On this day in history 1st time US & North Korean forces clash in Korean War
1951 33rd PGA Championship: Sam Snead at Oakmont CC Oakmont Pa on this day in history.
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 July - 03 richard Mohaupt, German composer (Bucolica), dies at 52
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 On July - 03 the birth of Tom Cruise, American actor
1965 On July - 03 clarence Loomis, composer, dies at 75
1966 Race riots in Omaha Nebraska on July - 03.
1966 Andre Gailhard, composer, dies at 81 on July - 03.
1967 "News at 10" premieres on English TV on July - 03.
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 July - 03.