Historical Events For July - 03
Friday, 21 July 2017
1969 On this day in history brian Jones of the Rolling Stones drowns at 25
1969 On July - 03 brian Jones, guitarist (Rolling Stones), drowns to death at 25
1970 On this day in history 200,000 attend Atlanta Pop Festival
1970 L Chernykh discovers asteroid #3702 on July - 03.
1971 Jim Morrison rocker (Doors), dies of heart failure in France on July - 03.
1971 Jim Morrison, rock singer (Doors), dies of heart failure at 27 on this day in history.
1972 On this day in history mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist, dies at 68
1973 Charles Ancerl, Czech conductor (Prague/Toronto), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1974 Soyuz 14 carries 2 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 3 on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history john C Ransom, US poet (World's Body), dies
1976 On July - 03 103 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.
1976 On July - 03 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 this day in history.
1977 On July - 03 hugh Le Caine, composer, dies at 63
1978 James Daly actor (Medical Center), dies at 59 on this day in history.
1978 Supreme Court rules 5-4, FCC had a right to reprimand NY radio station WBAI for broadcasting George Carlin's "Filthy Words" on this day in history.
1978 James Daly, actor (Medical Center), dies at 59 on this day in history.
1980 73,096 in Cleveland watch Indians beat Yankees 7-0 on this day in history.
1981 NYC transit fare rises from 60. to 75., new brass Y-cut-out token on this day in history.
1981 On July - 03 ross Martin actor (Mr Lucky, Wild Wild West), dies at 61
1981 On this day in history ross Martin, actor (Mr Lucky, Wild Wild West), dies at 61
1982 Martina Navratilova defeats Chris Evert Lloyd at Wimbeldon on July - 03.
1982 On July - 03 pete Rose of the Philadelphia Phillies connected for hit #3,786. It moved Rose into second place in the career-hits column
1982 On this day in history henry King, US director (Song of Bernadette, Gunfighter), dies
1983 Calvin Smith of US becomes fastest man alive (9.93 s for 100 m) on this day in history.
1983 On July - 03 in Costa Rica a 6.7 earthquake resulted in two people killed and approximately 60 injured. Considerable damage to buildings
1983 On July - 03 john McEnroe regains men's singles title at Wimbledon
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 On this day in history 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
1986 Pres Reagan presided over relighting of renovated Statue of Liberty on this day in history.
1986 Rudy Vallee singer (Vagabond Dreams), dies at 84 on this day in history.
1986 On July - 03 rudy Vallee, singer (Vagabond Dreams), dies at 84