Historical Events For July - 03
Sunday, 11 December 2016
1969 On this day in history brian Jones of the Rolling Stones drowns at 25
1969 Brian Jones, guitarist (Rolling Stones), drowns to death at 25 on this day in history.
1970 On this day in history 200,000 attend Atlanta Pop Festival
1970 On this day in history l Chernykh discovers asteroid #3702
1971 On this day in history jim Morrison rocker (Doors), dies of heart failure in France
1971 Jim Morrison, rock singer (Doors), dies of heart failure at 27 on this day in history.
1972 Mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1973 Charles Ancerl, Czech conductor (Prague/Toronto), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history soyuz 14 carries 2 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 3
1974 John C Ransom, US poet (World's Body), dies on July - 03.
1976 103 hostages were rescued by an Israeli commando unit in a raid on Entebbe airport in Uganda. 106 hostages had been taken from a hijacked Air France airliner on its way to Paris from Tel Aviv. Seven pro-Palestinian guerrilla hijackers, 20 Ugandan soldiers and 3 hostages were killed in the raid on this day in history.
1976 On this day in history israel launches rescue of 103 Air France crew & passengers being held at Entebbe Airport in Uganda by pro-Palestinian hijackers
1976 Hans Bentz van den Berg, Dutch actor (Last Train), dies at 58 on July - 03.
1977 On July - 03 hugh Le Caine, composer, dies at 63
1978 James Daly actor (Medical Center), dies at 59 on July - 03.
1978 On July - 03 supreme Court rules 5-4, FCC had a right to reprimand NY radio station WBAI for broadcasting George Carlin's "Filthy Words"
1978 James Daly, actor (Medical Center), dies at 59 on July - 03.
1980 73,096 in Cleveland watch Indians beat Yankees 7-0 on July - 03.
1981 On July - 03 nYC transit fare rises from 60. to 75., new brass Y-cut-out token
1981 Ross Martin actor (Mr Lucky, Wild Wild West), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1981 Ross Martin, actor (Mr Lucky, Wild Wild West), dies at 61 on July - 03.
1982 Martina Navratilova defeats Chris Evert Lloyd at Wimbeldon on this day in history.
1982 Pete Rose of the Philadelphia Phillies connected for hit #3,786. It moved Rose into second place in the career-hits column on July - 03.
1982 Henry King, US director (Song of Bernadette, Gunfighter), dies on this day in history.
1983 Calvin Smith of US becomes fastest man alive (9.93 s for 100 m) on July - 03.
1983 In Costa Rica a 6.7 earthquake resulted in two people killed and approximately 60 injured. Considerable damage to buildings on July - 03.
1983 On this day in history john McEnroe regains men's singles title at Wimbledon
1984 Supreme Court rules Jaycees may be forced to admit women as members on this day in history.
1984 Raoul Salan, French general/OAS leader (Algeria), dies at 85 on July - 03.
1985 CBS announces a 21% stock buy-back to thwart Ted Turner's takeover on July - 03.
1985 In the New Britian Region a 7.4 quake damage (VII), landslides and ground cracks on New Ireland and in the Rabaul area, New Britain. A 1.3-meter tsunami was observed in Rabaul's harbor on July - 03.
1986 On this day in history pres Reagan presided over relighting of renovated Statue of Liberty
1986 On July - 03 rudy Vallee singer (Vagabond Dreams), dies at 84
1986 Rudy Vallee, singer (Vagabond Dreams), dies at 84 on this day in history.