What Happened on July 3, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 21st US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Sandra Spuzich
  • Brave pitcher Tony Cloninger, is 1st NL to hit 2 grand slams in a game
  • Race riots in Omaha Nebraska

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Moises Alou, MLB outfielder (Montreal Expos), born in Atlanta, Georgia,

MLB Outfielder Moises Alou
MLB Outfielder
Moises Alou
  • Neil O'Donnell, NFL quarterback (Pittsburgh Steelers)

Famous Deaths

  • Andre Gailhard, composer, dies at 81
  • Cornelis "Kees" Boeke, theorist, dies at 81
  • Joseph Deems Taylor, composer, dies at 80