Historical Events Happened In July - 03
Monday, 25 May 2015
1937 Del Mar race track opened in sunny Del Mar, California on July - 03.
1937 The birth of Tom Stoppard, British writer/playwirght on this day in history.
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 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 British Royal Navy sinks French fleet in North Africa on this day in history.
1940 The legendary comedy team of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello debuted with their network radio show on NBC on this day in history.
1940 ARP-leader/ex-premier Colijn argues cooperation with Germany on this day in history.
1940 George Shepstone, cricketer (2 Tests for S Africa 1896-99), dies on this day in history.
1942 On this day in history germany troop march into Sebastopol
1943 Liberator bombers sinks U-628 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1947 252,288 people (record) pass through Grand Central Station, NYC on July - 03.
1948 On July - 03 55th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Louise Brough beats Doris Hart (63 86)
1948 Adrien H Gerhard, Dutch SDAP-politician, dies at 90 on July - 03.
1950 First time US & North Korean forces clash in the Korean War on July - 03.
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 this day in history puerto Rico's constitution approved by US Congress
1952 Daniel Zamudio, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
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 On July - 03 alfred Henry Ackley, composer, dies at 73
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 this day in history.
1965 Clarence Loomis, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1966 On July - 03 race riots in Omaha Nebraska
1966 Andre Gailhard, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1967 "News at 10" premieres on English TV on this day in history.
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.