Historical Events In July - 03
Sunday, 01 October 2023
1987 On this day in history 2 men became first hot-air balloon travelers to cross Atlantic
1987 On this day in history nY Met Darryl Strawberry threatens teammates Wally Backman & Lee Mazzilli for criticizing his play
1987 Viola Dana, actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover), dies at 90 on July - 03.
1988 Gabe Dell actor, dies at 68 of leukemia on July - 03.
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 Gabriel Dell, actor (Dead End Kids), dies of leukemia at 68 on July - 03.
1989 Andrei Gromyko Soviet diplomat, dies just short of his 80th birthday on July - 03.
1989 Jim Backus actor (Magoo, Gilligan's Island), dies at 76 of pneumonia on July - 03.
1989 On July - 03 peter Koech of Kenya sets 3k steeplechase rec (8 05.39) in Stockholm
1989 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1989 On this day in history andrei Gromyko, Soviet diplomat, dies just short of his 80th birthday
1989 On July - 03 peter Koech of Kenya sets 3k steeplechase rec (8:05.39) in Stockholm
1990 On July - 03 ludi Claire Hugo, entertainer, dies at 70
1991 On July - 03 donald Trump gives Marla Maples a 7.45 karat diamond ring
1991 On July - 03 irina Nijinska, Russian/US dancer, dies at 77
1992 On July - 03 arline Bletcher, entertainer, dies of natural causes at 99
1993 "Curly" Joe DeRita, last of Three Stooges, dies of pneumonia at 83 on July - 03.
1994 On July - 03 felix Kelly, artist, dies at 80
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 Torrential rains cause the onset of the 2007 Sudan floods, the worst in the Sudan's history on July - 03.
2009 Mark II.5 Skytrain cars enter service in Metro Vancouver on this day in history.
2012 On this day in history truck bombing kills 25 people and wounds 40 in Diwaniyah, Iraq
2013 Egypt's president, Mohammed Morsi, is deposed by the military with Adly Mansour appointed interim president on July - 03.
2014 Germany passes first nation-wide minimum wage law â€“ at 8.5 euros on this day in history.
2017 Bus crash in traffic jam and resulting fire kills 18 near Muenchberg, Germany on July - 03.
2017 On July - 03 french President Emmanuel Macron speech at Palace of Versailles proposes radical government changes, including reduction of MPs
2018 On July - 03 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
2018 Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is arrested on corruption charges, accused of stealing 700 million from state development fund 1MDB on this day in history.
2018 Souad Abderrahim is elected the first female mayor of Tunis, Tunisia on July - 03.
2018 On July - 03 cardi B becomes first female rapper to get two number one US Billboard hits, with "I Like It" with Bad Bunny and J Balvin