Historical Events In July - 04
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1957 Judy Tyler actress (Princess-Howdy Doody), dies at 24 in car crash on this day in history.
1957 Judy Tyler, actress (Princess-Howdy Doody), dies at 24 in car crash on this day in history.
1958 On this day in history adolf Herckenrath, Flemish playwright/poet (Avondvlam), dies at 79
1959 On July - 04 america's new 49-star flag honoring Alaska statehood unfurled
1959 On July - 04 cayman Islands separated from Jamaica, made a crown colony
1960 On this day in history mickey Mantle hits career homer # 300
1961 Franklyn Farnum, dies of cancer at 83 on July - 04.
1962 Island Records begins on July - 04.
1962 Rex Bell cowboy (Cowboys & Injuns), dies at 56 on July - 04.
1962 On this day in history rex Bell, actor/lt-gov (Nevada), dies of heart attack at 56
1963 On July - 04 grant Richards actor (Doug-Doorway to Danger), dies at 48
1963 Fritz Reuter, composer, dies at 66 on July - 04.
1966 On this day in history lBJ signs Freedom of Information Act
1967 On July - 04 freedom of Information Act goes into effect
1969 On July - 04 "Give Peace a Chance" by Plastic Ono Band is released in the UK
1969 On July - 04 140,000 attend Atlanta Pop Festival featuring Led Zep & Janis Joplin
1969 On July - 04 ann Jones defeats Billie Jean King for Wimbeldon Ladies championship
1970 100 injured in race rioting in Asbury Park NJ on July - 04.
1970 On July - 04 chartered Dan-Air Comet crashes into mountains north of Barcelona, Spain killing 112 vacationing Britons
1970 Harold Vanderbilt America Cup winner (1930, 34, 37), dies at 85 on July - 04.
1970 On this day in history harold Vanderbilt, America Cup winner (1930, 34, 37), dies at 85
1971 Don McPherson, rocker, dies at 29 on this day in history.
1973 A Liberian tanker collides with a grain-carrier in the St. Lawrence River at Trois-Pistoles on July - 04.
1973 Leonid Stein, Russian chess player, dies at about 39 on this day in history.
1974 On July - 04 off Newfoundland, nearly 250 large icebergs are counted along the eastern shores off Newfoundland.
1974 Mohammed SA al-Hoesseini, Mufti of Jerusalem/pres Com Palestine, dies on this day in history.
1975 On this day in history bundy victim (?) Nancy Baird disappears from Layton, Utah
1977 On July - 04 cubs use fielder Larry Bittner as a pitcher
1977 Nigel Harrison replaces Gary Valentine as bassist of Blondie on July - 04.
1978 L Chernykh discovers asteroid #3332 on July - 04.
1978 On July - 04 memphis firefighters halt 3-day strike under a court order
1979 In Eastern China a 5.4 quake was centered about 225 kilometers southwest of Shanghai in the Liyang area. At least 41 people were reported killed, more than 2,000 were injured on July - 04.
1982 On this day in history 4th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 4 lands at Edwards AFB
1982 Jimmy Connors beats John McEnroe for his last Wimbeldon championship on this day in history.