On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • The Ulster Defence Association and the British Army come into conflict about a 'no-go' area at Ainsworth Avenue, Belfast
  • Themba Sono is forced to resign as president of South African Student Organisation (SASO)

Famous Birthdays

  • Leigh Andrew-Pearso, North 470 sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Famous Deaths

  • Mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist, dies at 68