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July 3 is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 181 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

  • 324Battle of Adrianople: Constantine I defeats Licinius, who flees to Byzantium.
  • 987Hugh Capet is crowned King of France, the first of the Capetian dynasty that would rule France until the French Revolution in 1792.
  • 1035William the Conqueror becomes the Duke of Normandy, reigns until 1087.
  • 1608Québec City is founded by Samuel de Champlain.
  • 1754French and Indian War: George Washington surrenders Fort Necessity to French forces.
  • 1767Pitcairn Island is discovered by Midshipman Robert Pitcairn on an expeditionary voyage commanded by Philip Carteret.
  • 1767 – Norway's oldest newspaper still in print, Adresseavisen, is founded and the first edition is published.
  • 1775American Revolutionary War: George Washington takes command of the Continental Army at Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • 1778 – American Revolutionary War: Iroquois allied to Britain kill 360 people in the Wyoming Valley massacre.
  • 1819The Bank for Savings in the City of New-York, the first savings bank in the United States, opens.
  • 1839 – The first state normal school in the United States, the forerunner to today's Framingham State University, opens in Lexington, Massachusetts with three students.
  • 1844 – The last pair of great auks is killed.
  • 1848 – Governor-General Peter von Scholten emancipates all remaining slaves in the Danish West Indies.
  • 1849 – France invades the Roman Republic and restores the Papal States.
  • 1852 – Congress establishes the United States' 2nd mint in San Francisco.
  • 1863American Civil War: The final day of the Battle of Gettysburg culminates with Pickett's Charge.
  • 1866Austro-Prussian War is decided at the Battle of Königgrätz, resulting in Prussia taking over as the prominent German nation from Austria.
  • 1884Dow Jones & Company publishes its first stock average.
  • 1886Karl Benz officially unveils the Benz Patent-Motorwagen, the first purpose-built automobile.
  • 1886 – The New-York Tribune becomes the first newspaper to use a linotype machine, eliminating typesetting by hand.
  • 1890Idaho is admitted as the 43rd U.S. state.
  • 1898 – A Spanish squadron, led by Pascual Cervera y Topete, is defeated by an American squadron under William T. Sampson in the Battle of Santiago de Cuba.
  • 1913Confederate veterans at the Great Reunion of 1913 reenact Pickett's Charge; upon reaching the high-water mark of the Confederacy they are met by the outstretched hands of friendship from Union survivors.
  • 1938 – World speed record for a steam locomotive is set in England, by the Mallard, which reaches a speed of 125.88 miles per hour (202.58 km/h).
  • 1938 – United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates the Eternal Light Peace Memorial and lights the eternal flame at Gettysburg Battlefield.
  • 1940World War II: The Royal Navy attacks the French naval squadron in Algeria, to ensure that it will not fall under German control. Of the four French battleships present, one is sunk, two are damaged, and one escapes back to France.
  • 1944 – World War II: The Minsk Offensive clears German troops from the city.
  • 1952 – The Constitution of Puerto Rico is approved by the United States Congress.
  • 1952 – The Template:SS sets sail on her maiden voyage to Southampton. During the voyage, the ship takes the Blue Riband away from the Template:RMS.
  • 1967 – The Aden Emergency: The Battle of the Crater in which the British Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders retake the Crater district following the Arab Police mutiny.
  • 1969Space Race: The biggest explosion in the history of rocketry occurs when the Soviet N-1 rocket explodes and subsequently destroys its launchpad.
  • 1970The Troubles: The "Falls Curfew" begins in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • 1970 – Dan-Air Flight 1903 crashes into the Les Agudes mountain in the Montseny Massif near the village of Arbúcies in Catalonia, Spain, killing all 112 people aboard.[1]
  • 1979 – U.S. President Jimmy Carter signs the first directive for secret aid to the opponents of the pro-Soviet regime in Kabul.
  • 1988United States Navy warship Template:Ship shoots down Iran Air Flight 655 over the Persian Gulf, killing all 290 people aboard.
  • 1988 – The Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, providing the second connection between the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosphorus.
  • 1996 – British Prime Minister John Major announced the Stone of Scone would be returned to Scotland.
  • 2013Egyptian coup d'état: President of Egypt Mohamed Morsi is overthrown by the military after four days of protests all over the country calling for Morsi's resignation, to which he did not respond. President of the Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt Adly Mansour is declared acting president.

Births

  • 321Valentinian I, Roman emperor (d. 375)
  • 1423Louis XI of France (d. 1483)
  • 1442Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado of Japan (d. 1500)
  • 1518Li Shizhen, Chinese physician and mineralogist (d. 1593)
  • 1530Claude Fauchet, French historian and author (d. 1601)
  • 1534Myeongjong of Joseon, Ruler of Korea (d. 1567)
  • 1550Jacobus Gallus, Slovenian composer (d. 1591)
  • 1569Thomas Richardson, English politician and judge (d. 1635)
  • 1683Edward Young, English poet, dramatist and literary critic (Night-Thoughts) (d. 1765)
  • 1685Sir Robert Rich, 4th Baronet, English field marshal and politician (d. 1768)
  • 1728Robert Adam, Scottish-English architect, designed Culzean Castle (d. 1792)
  • 1738John Singleton Copley, American painter (d. 1815)
  • 1778Carl Ludvig Engel, German architect (d. 1840)
  • 1789Johann Friedrich Overbeck, German-Italian painter and engraver (d. 1869)
  • 1814Ferdinand Didrichsen, Danish botanist and physicist (d. 1887)
  • 1823Ahmed Vefik Pasha, Greek-Ottoman statesman, diplomat, playwright, and translator (d. 1891)
  • 1844Dankmar Adler, German-born American architect and engineer (d. 1900)
  • 1846Achilles Alferaki, Russian composer and politician, Governor of Taganrog (d. 1919)
  • 1851Charles Bannerman, English-Australian cricketer and umpire (d. 1930)
  • 1854Leoš Janáček, Czech composer and theorist (d. 1928)
  • 1860Charlotte Perkins Gilman, American sociologist and author (d. 1935)
  • 1866Albert Gottschalk, Danish painter (d. 1906)
  • 1869Svend Kornbeck, Danish actor (d. 1933)
  • 1870R. B. Bennett, Canadian lawyer and politician, 11th Prime Minister of Canada (d. 1947)
  • 1871William Henry Davies, Welsh poet and writer (d.1940)
  • 1874Jean Collas, French rugby player and tug of war competitor (d. 1928)
  • 1875Ferdinand Sauerbruch, German surgeon and academic (d. 1951)
  • 1876Ralph Barton Perry, American philosopher and academic (d. 1957)
  • 1878George M. Cohan, American songwriter, actor, singer, and dancer (d. 1942)
  • 1879Alfred Korzybski, Polish-American mathematician, linguist, and philosopher (d. 1950)
  • 1880Carl Schuricht, Polish-German conductor (d. 1967)
  • 1883Franz Kafka, Czech-Austrian author (d. 1924)
  • 1886Raymond A. Spruance, American admiral and diplomat, United States Ambassador to the Philippines (d. 1969)
  • 1888Ramón Gómez de la Serna, Spanish author and playwright (d. 1963)
  • 1889Richard Cramer, American actor (d. 1960)
  • 1893Sándor Bortnyik, Hungarian painter and graphic designer (d. 1976)
  • 1896Doris Lloyd, English actress (d. 1968)
  • 1897Jesse Douglas, American mathematician and academic (d. 1965)
  • 1898Stefanos Stefanopoulos, Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1982)
  • 1900Alessandro Blasetti, Italian director and screenwriter (d. 1987)
  • 1901Ruth Crawford Seeger, American composer (d. 1953)[2]
  • 1903Ace Bailey, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1992)
  • 1905Johnny Gibson, American hurdler and coach (d. 2006)
  • 1906George Sanders, Russian-born British actor (d. 1972)
  • 1908M. F. K. Fisher, American author (d. 1992)
  • 1908 – Robert B. Meyner, American lawyer and politician, 44th Governor of New Jersey (d. 1990)
  • 1909Stavros Niarchos, Greek shipping magnate (d.1996)
  • 1910Fritz Kasparek, Austrian mountaineer (d. 1954)
  • 1911Joe Hardstaff Jr., English cricketer (d. 1990)
  • 1913Dorothy Kilgallen, American journalist, actress, and author (d. 1965)
  • 1916John Kundla, American basketball player and coach (d. 2017)
  • 1917João Saldanha, Brazilian footballer, manager, and journalist (d. 1990)
  • 1918S. V. Ranga Rao, Indian actor, director, and producer (d. 1974)
  • 1918 – Johnny Palmer, American golfer (d. 2006)
  • 1919Cecil FitzMaurice, 8th Earl of Orkney (d. 1998)
  • 1919 – Gerald W. Thomas, American soldier and academic (d. 2013)
  • 1920Eddy Paape, Belgian illustrator (d. 2012)
  • 1920 – Paul O'Dea, American baseball player and manager (d. 1978)
  • 1921Susan Peters, American actress (d. 1952)
  • 1921 – François Reichenbach, French director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1993)
  • 1922Guillaume Cornelis van Beverloo, Belgian painter and sculptor (d. 2010)
  • 1922 – Theo Brokmann Jr., Dutch football player (d. 2003)
  • 1924Amalia Aguilar, Cuban-Mexican film actress and dancer
  • 1924 – S. R. Nathan, 6th President of Singapore (d. 2016)
  • 1925Terry Moriarty, Australian rules footballer (d. 2011)
  • 1925 – Danny Nardico, American professional boxer (d. 2010)
  • 1925 – Philip Jamison, American artist
  • 1926Johnny Coles, American trumpet player (d. 1997)
  • 1926 – Rae Allen, American actress, singer, and director
  • 1926 – Laurence Street, Australian jurist and former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales (d. 2018)
  • 1927Ken Russell, English actor, director, and producer (d. 2011)
  • 1927 – Tim O'Connor, American actor (d. 2018)
  • 1928Evelyn Anthony, English author (d. 2018)
  • 1929Clément Perron, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1999)
  • 1929 – Joanne Herring, American socialite, businesswoman, political activist, philanthropist, diplomat, and television talk show host
  • 1930Pete Fountain, American clarinet player (d. 2016)
  • 1930 – Carlos Kleiber, German-Austrian conductor (d. 2004)
  • 1930 – Tommy Tedesco, American guitarist (d. 1997)
  • 1932Richard Mellon Scaife, American businessman (d. 2014)
  • 1933Edward Brandt, Jr., American physician and mathematician (d. 2007)
  • 1935Cheo Feliciano, Puerto Rican-American singer-songwriter (d. 2014)
  • 1935 – Harrison Schmitt, American geologist, astronaut, and politician
  • 1936Anthony Lester, Baron Lester of Herne Hill, English lawyer and politician
  • 1936 – Baard Owe, Norwegian-Danish actor
  • 1937Nicholas Maxwell, English philosopher and academic
  • 1937 – Tom Stoppard, Czech-English playwright and screenwriter
  • 1938Jean Aitchison, English linguist and academic[3]
  • 1939Brigitte Fassbaender, German soprano and director[4]
  • 1939 – László Kovács, Hungarian politician and diplomat, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • 1939 – Coco Laboy, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • 1940Lamar Alexander, American lawyer and politician, 5th United States Secretary of Education
  • 1940 – Jerzy Buzek, Polish engineer and politician, 9th Prime Minister of Poland
  • 1940 – Lance Larson, American swimmer
  • 1940 – César Tovar, Venezuelan baseball player (d. 1994)
  • 1941Gloria Allred, American lawyer and activist[5]
  • 1941 – Liamine Zéroual, Algerian politician, 4th President of Algeria
  • 1942Eddy Mitchell, French singer-songwriter
  • 1943Gary Waldhorn, British actor
  • 1943 – Judith Durham, Australian folk-pop singer-songwriter and musician
  • 1943 – Kurtwood Smith, American actor
  • 1943 – Norman E. Thagard, American astronaut
  • 1945Michael Cole, American actor
  • 1945 – Michael Martin, Baron Martin of Springburn, Scottish politician, Speaker of the House of Commons (d. 2018)
  • 1946 – Johnny Lee, American singer and guitarist
  • 1946 – Leszek Miller, Polish political scientist and politician, 10th Prime Minister of Poland
  • 1946 – Michael Shea, American author (d. 2014)
  • 1947Dave Barry, American journalist and author
  • 1947 – Betty Buckley, American actress and singer
  • 1947 – Mike Burton, American swimmer
  • 1948Paul Barrere, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1948 – Tarmo Koivisto, Finnish author and illustrator
  • 1949Susan Penhaligon, English actress
  • 1949 – John Verity, English guitarist
  • 1949 – Johnnie Wilder, Jr., American singer (d. 2006)
  • 1949 – Bo Xilai, Chinese politician, Chinese Minister of Commerce
  • 1950Ewen Chatfield, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1950 – James Hahn, American judge and politician, 40th Mayor of Los Angeles
  • 1951Jean-Claude Duvalier, Haitian politician, 41st President of Haiti (d. 2014)
  • 1951 – Richard Hadlee, New Zealand cricketer and footballer
  • 1952Laura Branigan, American singer-songwriter (d. 2004)
  • 1952 – Lu Colombo, Italian singer
  • 1952 – Andy Fraser, English singer-songwriter and bass player (d. 2015)
  • 1952 – Carla Olson, American singer-songwriter and music producer
  • 1952 – Wasim Raja, Pakistani cricketer (d. 2006)
  • 1952 – Amit Kumar, Indian film playback singer, actor, director, music director and musician
  • 1953Lotta Sollander, Swedish alpine skier
  • 1954Les Cusworth, English rugby player
  • 1955Claude Rajotte, Canadian radio and television host
  • 1956Montel Williams, American talk show host and television personality
  • 1957Poly Styrene, British musician (d. 2011)
  • 1958Matthew Fraser, Canadian-English journalist and academic
  • 1958 – Charlie Higson, English actor, singer, and author
  • 1958 – Siân Lloyd, Welsh meteorologist and journalist
  • 1958 – Didier Mouron, Swiss-Canadian painter
  • 1958 – Aaron Tippin, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1959Julie Burchill, English journalist and author
  • 1959 – Ian Maxtone-Graham, American screenwriter and producer
  • 1959 – Stephen Pearcy, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1959 – David Shore, Canadian screenwriter and producer
  • 1960Vince Clarke, English singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer
  • 1962Scott Borchetta, American record executive and entrepreneur
  • 1962 – Tom Cruise, American actor and producer
  • 1964Yeardley Smith, American actress, voice actress, comedian and writer
  • 1965Shinya Hashimoto, Japanese wrestler (d. 2005)
  • 1965 – Connie Nielsen, Danish-American actress
  • 1965 – Komsan Pohkong, Thai lawyer and academic
  • 1965 – Christophe Ruer, French pentathlete (d. 2007)
  • 1966Moisés Alou, American baseball player
  • 1967Katy Clark, Scottish lawyer and politician
  • 1968Ramush Haradinaj, Kosovo-Albanian soldier and politician, 4th Prime Minister of Kosovo
  • 1970Serhiy Honchar, Ukrainian cyclist
  • 1970 – Audra McDonald, American actress and singer
  • 1970 – Teemu Selänne, Finnish ice hockey player
  • 1971Julian Assange, Australian journalist, publisher, and activist, founded WikiLeaks
  • 1973Paul Rauhihi, New Zealand rugby league player
  • 1973 – Ólafur Stefánsson, Icelandic handball player
  • 1973 – Fyodor Tuvin, Russian footballer (d. 2013)
  • 1976Wade Belak, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2011)
  • 1976 – Henry Olonga, Zimbabwean cricketer and sportscaster
  • 1976 – Wanderlei Silva, Brazilian-American mixed martial artist
  • 1976 – Bobby Skinstad, Zimbabwean-South African rugby union player
  • 1977David Bowens, American football player
  • 1978Mizuki Noguchi, Japanese runner
  • 1979Jamie Grove, English cricketer
  • 1980Mazharul Haque, Bangladeshi cricketer (d. 2013)
  • 1980 – Roland Schoeman, South African swimmer
  • 1980 – Harbhajan Singh, Indian cricketer
  • 1983Edinson Vólquez, Dominican baseball player
  • 1984Manny Lawson, American football player
  • 1984 – Churandy Martina, Dutch sprinter
  • 1984 – Corey Sevier, Canadian actor and producer
  • 1986Marco Antônio de Mattos Filho, Brazilian footballer
  • 1986 – Kisenosato Yutaka, Japanese sumo wrestler
  • 1987Sebastian Vettel, German race car driver
  • 1988Winston Reid, New Zealand-Danish footballer
  • 1988 – Vladislav Sesganov, Russian figure skater
  • 1988 – James Troisi, Australian footballer
  • 1989Mitchell Dodds, Australian rugby league player
  • 1989 – Elle King, American singer, songwriter, and actress[6]
  • 1990Nathan Gardner, Australian rugby league player
  • 1990 – Bobby Hopkinson, English footballer
  • 1990 – Lucas Mendes, Brazilian footballer
  • 1991Alison Howie, Scottish field hockey player[7]
  • 1991 – Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russian tennis player
  • 1992Will Smith, Australian rugby league player
  • 1994Ben Winchell, American actor

Deaths

  • 458Anatolius of Constantinople, Byzantine patriarch and saint (b. 449)
  • 710Emperor Zhongzong of Tang (b. 656)
  • 896Dong Chang, Chinese warlord
  • 964Henry I, Frankish nobleman and archbishop
  • 1090Egbert II, Margrave of Meissen (b. c. 1060)
  • 1288Stephen de Fulbourn, English-born Irish cleric and politician
  • 1503Pierre d'Aubusson, Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes (b. 1423)
  • 1570Aonio Paleario, Italian academic and reformer (b. 1500)
  • 1642Marie de' Medici, French queen consort and regent (b. 1573)
  • 1672Francis Willughby, English ornithologist and ichthyologist (b. 1635)
  • 1749William Jones, Welsh-English mathematician and academic (b. 1675)
  • 1790Jean-Baptiste L. Romé de l'Isle, French geologist and mineralogist (b. 1736)
  • 1795Louis-Georges de Bréquigny, French scholar and author (b. 1714)
  • 1795 – Antonio de Ulloa, Spanish general, astronomer, and politician, 1st Colonial Governor of Louisiana (b. 1716)
  • 1809Joseph Quesnel, French-Canadian composer and playwright (b. 1746)
  • 1863George Hull Ward, American general (b. 1826)
  • 1863 – Little Crow, American tribal leader (b. 1810)
  • 1881Hasan Tahsini, Albanian astronomer, mathematician, and philosopher (b. 1811)
  • 1887Clay Allison, American rancher (b. 1841)
  • 1888Nguyễn Đình Chiểu, Vietnamese poet and author (b. 1822)
  • 1904Édouard Beaupré, Canadian giant and strongman (b. 1881)
  • 1904 – Theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist and playwright (b. 1860)
  • 1908Joel Chandler Harris, American journalist and author (b. 1845)
  • 1916Hetty Green, American businesswoman and financier (b. 1834)
  • 1918Mehmed V, Ottoman sultan (b. 1844)
  • 1921James Mitchel, Irish-American weight thrower (b. 1864)
  • 1927Gérard de Courcelles, French race car driver
  • 1933Hipólito Yrigoyen, Argentinian educator and politician, 19th President of Argentina (b. 1852)
  • 1935André Citroën, French engineer and businessman, founded the Citroën Company (b. 1878)
  • 1937Jacob Schick, American-Canadian captain and businessman, invented the electric razor (b. 1877)
  • 1940Nicolae Bivol, Moldovan businessman and politician, Mayor of Chișinău (b. 1882)
  • 1941Friedrich Akel, Estonian physician and politician, Head of State of Estonia (b. 1871)
  • 1954Siegfried Handloser, German physician and general (b. 1895)
  • 1954 – Reginald Marsh, French-American painter, illustrator, and academic (b. 1898)
  • 1957Dolf Luque, Cuban baseball player and manager (b. 1890)
  • 1957 – Richard Mohaupt, German composer and Kapellmeister (b. 1904)
  • 1958Charles Bathurst, 1st Viscount Bledisloe, English politician, 4th Governor-General of New Zealand (b. 1867)
  • 1969Brian Jones, English guitarist, songwriter, and producer (b. 1942)
  • 1971Jim Morrison, American singer-songwriter (b. 1943)
  • 1974John Crowe Ransom, American poet and critic (b. 1888)
  • 1977Alexander Volkov, Russian mathematician and author (b. 1891)
  • 1978James Daly, American actor (b. 1918)
  • 1979Louis Durey, French pianist and composer (b. 1888)
  • 1981Ross Martin, American actor and director (b. 1920)
  • 1985Frank J. Selke, Canadian ice hockey player and manager (b. 1893)
  • 1986Rudy Vallée, American singer, saxophonist, and actor (b. 1901)
  • 1989Jim Backus, American actor and voice artist (b. 1913)
  • 1993Don Drysdale, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1936)
  • 1994Lew Hoad, Australian tennis player and coach (b. 1934)
  • 1995Pancho Gonzales, American tennis player (b. 1928)
  • 1995 – Eddie Mazur, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1929)
  • 1998Danielle Bunten Berry, American game designer and programmer (b. 1949)
  • 1999Mark Sandman, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1952)
  • 1999 – Pelageya Polubarinova-Kochina, Russian mathematician (b. 1899)[8]
  • 1999Manoj Kumar Pandey, Param Vir ChakraIndian army personnel
  • 2001Mordecai Richler, Canadian author and screenwriter (b. 1931)
  • 2001 – Johnny Russell, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1940)
  • 2004Andriyan Nikolayev, Russian general, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1929)
  • 2005Alberto Lattuada, Italian actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1914)
  • 2005 – Gaylord Nelson, American lawyer and politician, 35th Governor of Wisconsin (b. 1916)
  • 2006Joseph Goguen, American computer scientist, developed the OBJ programming language (b. 1941)
  • 2007Boots Randolph, American saxophonist (b. 1927)
  • 2008Clive Hornby, English actor and drummer (b. 1944)
  • 2008 – Oliver Schroer, Canadian fiddler, composer, and producer (b. 1956)
  • 2009Alauddin Al-Azad, Bangladeshi author and poet (b.1932)
  • 2009 – John Keel, American journalist and author (b. 1930)
  • 2010Abu Daoud, Palestinian terrorist, planned the Munich massacre (b. 1937)
  • 2011Ali Bahar, Bahraini singer and guitarist (b. 1960)
  • 2012Nguyễn Hữu Có, Vietnamese general and politician (b. 1925)
  • 2012 – Andy Griffith, American actor, singer, and producer (b. 1926)
  • 2012 – Yvonne B. Miller, American educator and politician (b. 1934)
  • 2012 – Sergio Pininfarina, Italian engineer and politician (b. 1926)
  • 2012 – Richard Alvin Tonry, American lawyer and politician (b. 1935)
  • 2013Roman Bengez, Slovenian footballer and manager (b. 1964)
  • 2013 – Francis Ray, American author (b. 1944)
  • 2013 – PJ Torokvei, Canadian actress and screenwriter (b. 1951)
  • 2013 – Radu Vasile, Romanian historian and politician, 57th Prime Minister of Romania (b. 1942)
  • 2013 – Bernard Vitet, French trumpet player and composer (b. 1934)
  • 2013 – Snoo Wilson, English playwright and screenwriter (b. 1948)
  • 2014Jini Dellaccio, American photographer (b. 1917)
  • 2014 – Tim Flood, Irish hurler and coach (b. 1927)
  • 2014 – Volkmar Groß, German footballer (b. 1948)
  • 2014 – Ira Ruskin, American politician (b. 1943)
  • 2014 – Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Ukrainian-American rabbi and author (b. 1924)
  • 2015Diana Douglas, British-American actress (b. 1923)
  • 2015 – Boyd K. Packer, American religious leader and educator (b. 1924)
  • 2015 – Wayne Townsend, American farmer and politician (b. 1926)
  • 2015 – Phil Walsh, Australian footballer and coach (b. 1960)
  • 2020 - Saroj Khan, Indian dance choreographer, known as "The Mother of Dance/Choreography in India".(b. 1948)[9]
  • 2020 – Emily Howell Warner, American pilot (b. 1939)[10]

Holidays and observances

  • Christian feast day:
    • Anatolius of Constantinople
    • Anatolius of Laodicea
    • Dathus
    • Germanus of Man
    • Gurthiern
    • Heliodorus of Altino
    • Mucian
    • Peregrina Mogas Fontcuberta
    • Pope Leo II
    • Thomas the Apostle
    • July 3 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Emancipation Day (United States Virgin Islands)
  • Independence Day, celebrates the liberation of Minsk from Nazi occupation by Soviet troops in 1944 (Belarus)
  • The start of the Dog Days according to the Old Farmer's Almanac but not according to established meaning in most European cultures
  • Women's Day (Myanmar)

References

  1. Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4 G-APDN Sierra del Montseny". aviation-safety.net. Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 2020-06-28.
  2. Tick, Judith (2000). Ruth Crawford Seeger: A Composer's Search for American Music. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 8. ISBN 978-0-1951-3792-7.
  3. Sleaman, Elizabeth (2001). The International Who's Who of Women 2002. London: Europa. p. 8. ISBN 978-1-8574-3122-3.
  4. Macy, Laura (2008). The Grove Book of Opera Singers. Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 153. ISBN 978-0-1953-3765-5.
  5. Ford, Lynne E. (2008). Encyclopedia of Women and American Politics. New York: Facts on File. p. 27. ISBN 978-0-8160-5491-6.
  6. https://www.allmusic.com/artist/elle-king-mn0002895962
  7. "Alison Howie". Team Scotland. Retrieved 1 April 2020.
  8. Castro-Orgaz, Oscar; Hager, Willi H. (2007). Non-Hydrostatic Free Surface Flows. Berlin: Springer International. p. 333. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47971-2. ISBN 978-3-319-47969-9.
  9. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-53274298
  10. "Famous Deaths on July 3". On This Day. Retrieved 2020-08-25.

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