Historical Events In July - 03
Friday, 14 August 2020
1987 On July - 03 2 men became first hot-air balloon travelers to cross Atlantic
1987 NY Met Darryl Strawberry threatens teammates Wally Backman & Lee Mazzilli for criticizing his play on this day in history.
1987 On this day in history viola Dana, actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover), dies at 90
1988 On July - 03 gabe Dell actor, dies at 68 of leukemia
1988 U.S. President Ronald Reagan issued a statement to the world, and an apology to the Iranian people, “I am saddened to report that it appears that in a proper defensive action by the "USS Vincennes" this morning in the Persian Gulf, an Iranian airliner was shot down over the Strait of Hormuz ... We greatly regret any loss of life ...” (290 died when the "Vincennes" fired upon Iran Air Flight 655, mistaking the plane for a hostile F-14 fighter plane.) on this day in history.
1988 On July - 03 uS Navy shoots down Iranian civilian jetliner over Gulf, kills 290
1988 On this day in history uS warship in the Gulf accidently shoots down Iranian airliner
1988 On this day in history gabriel Dell, actor (Dead End Kids), dies of leukemia at 68
1989 On July - 03 andrei Gromyko Soviet diplomat, dies just short of his 80th birthday
1989 On July - 03 jim Backus actor (Magoo, Gilligan's Island), dies at 76 of pneumonia
1989 On this day in history peter Koech of Kenya sets 3k steeplechase rec (8 05.39) in Stockholm
1989 On July - 03 supreme Court rules states do not have to provide funds for abortions
1989 The movie "Batman," set record of quickest $100 million (10 days) on July - 03.
1989 On July - 03 andrei Gromyko, Soviet diplomat, dies just short of his 80th birthday
1989 Peter Koech of Kenya sets 3k steeplechase rec (8:05.39) in Stockholm on this day in history.
1990 Ludi Claire Hugo, entertainer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1991 Donald Trump gives Marla Maples a 7.45 karat diamond ring on July - 03.
1991 On this day in history irina Nijinska, Russian/US dancer, dies at 77
1992 On July - 03 arline Bletcher, entertainer, dies of natural causes at 99
1993 On July - 03 "Curly" Joe DeRita, last of Three Stooges, dies of pneumonia at 83
1994 Felix Kelly, artist, dies at 80 on July - 03.
1995 On July - 03 albert Hardy, photographer, dies at 82
1996 On this day in history raaj Kumar, actor (Tiranga, Saudagar), dies at 68
2007 On July - 03 torrential rains cause the onset of the 2007 Sudan floods, the worst in the Sudan's history.
2009 Mark II.5 Skytrain cars enter service in Metro Vancouver on July - 03.
2012 Truck bombing kills 25 people and wounds 40 in Diwaniyah, Iraq on this day in history.
2013 On July - 03 egypt's president, Mohammed Morsi, is deposed by the military with Adly Mansour appointed interim president
2014 Germany passes first nation-wide minimum wage law â€“ at 8.5 euros on July - 03.
2017 Bus crash in traffic jam and resulting fire kills 18 near Muenchberg, Germany on July - 03.
2017 On this day in history french President Emmanuel Macron speech at Palace of Versailles proposes radical government changes, including reduction of MPs
2018 Australian cricket batsman Aaron Finch breaks his own T20 International record smashing 172 from 76 balls vs Zimbabwe in Harare, opening stand with D'Arcy Short (223) also a record on July - 03.
2018 On this day in history former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is arrested on corruption charges, accused of stealing 700 million from state development fund 1MDB
2018 On this day in history souad Abderrahim is elected the first female mayor of Tunis, Tunisia
2018 Cardi B becomes first female rapper to get two number one US Billboard hits, with "I Like It" with Bad Bunny and J Balvin on July - 03.