Historical Events For July - 03
Saturday, 25 February 2017
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 L Chernykh discovers asteroid #3702 on July - 03.
1971 On July - 03 jim Morrison rocker (Doors), dies of heart failure in France
1971 On this day in history jim Morrison, rock singer (Doors), dies of heart failure at 27
1972 On July - 03 mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist, dies at 68
1973 On this day in history charles Ancerl, Czech conductor (Prague/Toronto), dies at 63
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 this day in history.
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 July - 03.
1976 Israel launches rescue of 103 Air France crew & passengers being held at Entebbe Airport in Uganda by pro-Palestinian hijackers on this day in history.
1976 Hans Bentz van den Berg, Dutch actor (Last Train), dies at 58 on July - 03.
1977 On this day in history hugh Le Caine, composer, dies at 63
1978 On this day in history james Daly actor (Medical Center), dies at 59
1978 Supreme Court rules 5-4, FCC had a right to reprimand NY radio station WBAI for broadcasting George Carlin's "Filthy Words" on July - 03.
1978 On July - 03 james Daly, actor (Medical Center), dies at 59
1980 On July - 03 73,096 in Cleveland watch Indians beat Yankees 7-0
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 July - 03.
1981 On July - 03 ross Martin, actor (Mr Lucky, Wild Wild West), dies at 61
1982 On July - 03 martina Navratilova defeats Chris Evert Lloyd at Wimbeldon
1982 On this day in history pete Rose of the Philadelphia Phillies connected for hit #3,786. It moved Rose into second place in the career-hits column
1982 Henry King, US director (Song of Bernadette, Gunfighter), dies on July - 03.
1983 Calvin Smith of US becomes fastest man alive (9.93 s for 100 m) on this day in history.
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 John McEnroe regains men's singles title at Wimbledon on July - 03.
1984 On July - 03 supreme Court rules Jaycees may be forced to admit women as members
1984 On July - 03 raoul Salan, French general/OAS leader (Algeria), dies at 85
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 this day in history.
1986 On July - 03 pres Reagan presided over relighting of renovated Statue of Liberty
1986 Rudy Vallee singer (Vagabond Dreams), dies at 84 on July - 03.
1986 Rudy Vallee, singer (Vagabond Dreams), dies at 84 on July - 03.