On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Australian cricket batsman Aaron Finch breaks his own T20 International record smashing 172 from 76 balls vs Zimbabwe in Harare, opening stand with D'Arcy Short (223) also a record

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Cardi B becomes first female rapper to get two number one US Billboard hits, with "I Like It" with Bad Bunny and J Balvin

Rapper Cardi B
Rapper
Cardi B

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is arrested on corruption charges, accused of stealing 700 million from state development fund 1MDB

Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak
Prime Minister of Malaysia
Najib Razak

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French President Emmanuel Macron visits the New Afrika Shrine nightclub in Lagos during his two-day tour of Nigeria

President of France Emmanuel Macron
President of France
Emmanuel Macron
  • Souad Abderrahim is elected the first female mayor of Tunis, Tunisia

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US Justice and Education Departments rescind Obama affirmative action policies in college admissions

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • Worst monsoon rains in decades swamp Lahore, Pakistan, killing 6

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Swift, American singer and songwriter (The Black Keys), dies at 41
  • Robby Müller, Dutch cinematographer (Breaking the Waves, Dead Man, Korczak), dies at 78
  • William "Bill" Watrous, American jazz trombonist, dies at 79