Historical Events Happened In July - 03
Wednesday, 28 September 2016
1937 On this day in history del Mar race track opened in sunny Del Mar, California.
1937 The birth of Tom Stoppard, British writer/playwirght on July - 03.
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 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 July - 03.
1940 ARP-leader/ex-premier Colijn argues cooperation with Germany on July - 03.
1940 On July - 03 george Shepstone, cricketer (2 Tests for S Africa 1896-99), dies
1942 On July - 03 germany troop march into Sebastopol
1943 On this day in history liberator bombers sinks U-628
1944 On this day in history goose Bay Newfoundland, the temperature hits 37.8 C; Labrador's hottest day on record.
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 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 Adrien H Gerhard, Dutch SDAP-politician, dies at 90 on this day in history.
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 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 July - 03.
1952 Daniel Zamudio, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1957 Richard Mohaupt, German composer (Bucolica), dies at 52 on this day in history.
1958 On July - 03 "The Andy Williams Show" premiers on ABC (later on CBS & NBC)
1960 On this day in history 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 On this day in history the birth of Tom Cruise, American actor
1965 On this day in history clarence Loomis, composer, dies at 75
1966 Race riots in Omaha Nebraska on July - 03.
1966 Andre Gailhard, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1967 On this day in history "News at 10" premieres on English TV
1967 On this day in history john Clark, actor (Last Day of the War), dies at 50
1969 On July - 03 78,000 attend Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, RI