What Happened on July 3, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Harold Strachan, member of the Communist Party of South Africa and Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress, is served with a restriction order in terms of the Suppression of Communism Act
  • USSR and Persia sign dam building and economic aid pact

Famous Birthdays

  • Arno Hofstede, Dutch soccer player (Willem II, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Dan Land, NFL cornerback/safety (Oakland Raiders)
  • Greg Vaughn, outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers, San Diego Padres), born in Sacramento, California
  • Shinya Hashimoto, wrestler (NJPW)
  • Vinson Smith, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears)

Famous Deaths

  • Trigger, horse (Roy Rogers), dies at 25