What Happened on July 3, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 2 men became 1st hot-air balloon travelers to cross Atlantic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Met Darryl Strawberry threatens teammates Wally Backman and Lee Mazzilli for criticizing his play

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestSebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel, German racing driver (four-time Formula 1 world champion 2010-13), born in Heppenheim, Hesse, West Germany

Formula 1 Driver Sebastian Vettel
Formula 1 Driver
Sebastian Vettel

Famous Deaths

  • Viola Dana, actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover), dies at 90