On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Canadian Open Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), Lachute GC: Judy Rankin wins by 3 strokes from Pat Meyers and Sandra Palmer
  • The Senegalese Republican Movement (MRS) is founded
  • Triple Crown champion Seattle Slew's 9-race win streak ends in the Swaps Stakes at Hollywood Park, finishes 4th

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Le Caine, Canadian physicist and composer, dies at 63
  • Mohammed al-Zahaby, Egyptian minister, murdered