On This Day in History for July 3 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 132 of 132

  • 1977 The Senegalese Republican Movement (MRS) is founded.
  • 1978 US Supreme Court rules 5-4, FCC had a right to reprimand NY radio station WBAI for broadcasting George Carlin's "Filthy Words"
  • 1981 NYC transit fare rises from 60 cents to 75 cents, new brass Y-cut-out token
  • 1983 Calvin Smith of US becomes fastest man alive (9.93 for 100m)
  • 1983 Rangers explode for 12 runs in 15th inning of a 16-4 win over the A's
  • 1984 Derek Underwood's maiden FC century after 22 yrs of trying
  • 1984 Dolphin rocket launched off San Clemente Island
  • 1984 Greenidge scores brilliant 214 off 241 balls to win Lord's Test
  • 1984 Supreme Court rules Jaycees may be forced to admit women as members
  • 1985 Tinker Bell's first nightly flight at Walt Disney World Resort, Florida
  • 1986 Kuwait's National Assembly (Majlis al Umma) dissolves
  • 1987 2 men became 1st hot-air balloon travelers to cross Atlantic
  • 1988 US Vincennes in Strait of Hormoez shoots Iran Airbus A300, kills 290
  • 1988 The Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, providing the second connection between the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosporus.
  • 1989 Peter Koech of Kenya sets 3k steeplechase rec (8:05.39) in Stockholm
  • 1989 US Supreme Court rules states do not have to provide funds for abortions
  • 1990 Members of 2 Live Crew formally charged with obscenity in Florida
  • 1990 Liberian President, Samuel Kanyon Doe offers to resign in response to rebel incursions in his country; he will later be kidnapped and executed
  • 1992 Thirty-one years after being expelled, South Africa has its FIFA membership reinstated
  • 1994 The deadliest day in Texas traffic history, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Forty six people were killed in crashes.
  • 1996 British House of Commons annouces Stone of Scone, used in the coronation of Scottish and British monarchs, will be returned to Scotland after 600 years
  • 1997 Mississippi becomes 1st state to settle tobacco suit
  • 2001 A Vladivostok Avia Tupolev TU-154 jetliner crashes on approach to landing at Irkutsk, Russia killing 145 people.
  • 2001 At a meeting of its oil ministers, OPEC agrees to maintain current production quotas; ministers indicate that, if Iraqi oil returns to the market, they may cut production in response to maintain their desired level of prices
  • 2004 Official opening of Bangkok's subway system.
  • 2005 The national law legalizing same-sex marriage takes effect in Spain.
  • 2006 Asteroid labeled as 2004 XP14 flies 432,308 km (268,624 miles) by Earth.
  • 2009 Mark II.5 Skytrain cars enter service in Metro Vancouver.
  • 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

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