What Happened on July 3, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 78,000 attend Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, RI

Famous Birthdays

  • Elan Carter, Nutley NJ, playmate (June, 1994)
  • Kevin Hearn, Canadian musician (Barenaked Ladies)

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Jones, guitarist (Rolling Stones), drowns to death at 25
  • Hermann Grabner, composer, dies at 83