Historical Events on July 3 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 211 of 211

  • 2006 Asteroid labeled as 2004 XP14 flies 432,308 km (268,624 miles) by Earth.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2006 Steve Yzerman officially retires from the NHL, finishing with 692 goals and 1755 points

NHL Legend Steve Yzerman
NHL Legend
Steve Yzerman
  • 2007 America's Cup: Alinghi defeats Team New Zealand 5-2 to win in Spain
  • 2009 Mark II.5 Skytrain cars enter service in Metro Vancouver.

Sport awardTennis Open

2011 118th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Petra Kvitová beats Maria Sharapova (6-3 6-4)

Tennis Player Maria Sharapova
Tennis Player
Maria Sharapova

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2011 125th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković beats Rafael Nadal (6-4 6-1 1-6 6-3)

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
Tennis Player Rafael Nadal
Tennis Player
Rafael Nadal
  • 2012 Truck bombing kills 25 people and wounds 40 in Diwaniyah, Iraq
  • 2012 Antonio Esfandiari wins a record $18.3 million in poker after winning the 2012 World Series of Poker $1,000,000 Buy-In
  • 2013 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 – at 8.5 euros

Film release premierFilm Premier

2014 "Guardians of the Galaxy", directed by James Gunn, starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana, premieres in Hollywood, Los Angeles

Actress Zoe Saldana
Actress
Zoe Saldana