On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Antonio Esfandiari wins a record $18.3 million after winning the 2012 World Series of Poker $1,000,000 Buy-In
  • Truck bombing kills 25 people and wounds 40 in Diwaniyah, Iraq

Famous Deaths

  • Andy Griffith, American actor, comedian, television producer, Southern gospel singer, and writer (Andy Griffith Show, Matlock), dies from a heart attack at 86