What Happened on July 3, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 85th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John Newcombe beats Stan Smith (63 57 26 64 64)

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Julian Assange, Australian founder of Wikileaks, born in Townsville, Queensland

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange
Wikileaks founder
Julian Assange
  • Terry Irving, NFL outside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jim Morrison, rock singer (Doors), dies of heart failure at 27

Rocker Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison
  • Renie Riano, English-born American actress dies after long illness at 71