Historical Events on July 3

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Victory in battleVictory in Battle

324 Battle of Adrianople: Roman Emperor Constantine I defeats his co-emperor Licinius, who flees to Byzantium

Roman Emperor Constantine the Great
Roman Emperor
Constantine the Great
  • 683 St Leo II ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 987 Hugh Capet (Hugh the Great) crowned King of the Franks
  • 1090 Battle at Hagenoorde: German emperor beats earl Egbert II

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1187 Battle of Horns of Hattin: Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria, destroys Jerusalem's crusader army

1st Sultan of Egypt and Syria Saladin
1st Sultan of Egypt and Syria
Saladin

Victory in BattleBattle of Fariskur

1250 Louis IX of France is captured by Baibars' Mamluk army at the Battle of Fariskur while he is in Egypt conducting the Seventh Crusade; he later has to ransom himself
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  • 1428 Treaty of Delft between Jacoba of Bavaria & Philip the Good of Burgundy

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1608 Samuel de Champlain founds city of Quebec

French Explorer Samuel de Champlain
French Explorer
Samuel de Champlain
  • 1630 Emperor Ferdinand II opens German Parliament

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1661 Portugal gives Tangier and Bombay to English King Charles II

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II
  • 1720 Sweden and Denmark sign peace treaty

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1754 George Washington surrenders to French, Fort Necessity (7 Years' War)

First US President George Washington
First US President
George Washington
  • 1767 Pitcairn Island is discovered by Midshipman Robert Pitcairn on an expeditionary voyage commanded by Philip Carteret
  • 1767 Norway's oldest newspaper still in print, Adresseavisen, is founded (first edition published this date)
  • 1775 George Washington takes command of Continental Army at Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1778 British forces massacre 360 men, women and children in Wyoming, Pennsylvania
  • 1778 Prussia declares war on Austria
  • 1806 Michael Keens exhibits 1st large-scale cultivated strawberry—a large fruit strawberry, called the Keen Seedling
  • 1814 Americans capture Fort Erie, Canada (War of 1812)
  • 1819 1st savings bank in US (Bank of Savings in NYC) opens its doors
  • 1839 1st state normal school in US opens, Lexington, Massachusetts, with 3 students
  • 1841 John Couch Adams decides to determine position of an unknown planet by irregularities it causes in the motion of Uranus
  • 1844 The last pair of Great Auks is killed.

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1845 Pioneering French magician Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin opens his magic theatre in Paris

  • 1848 Slaves freed in Danish West Indies (now US Virgin Islands)
  • 1849 The French entered Rome in order to restore Pope Pius IX to power. This would prove a major obstacle to Italian unification.
  • 1852 Congress authorizes US's 2nd mint (San Francisco, California)
  • 1861 Colonel Jackson receives his commission as brigadier general
  • 1861 Pony Express arrives in San Francisco with overland letters from NY
  • 1861 Martinsburg, Virginia - Confederate forces pull out before US advance
  • 1863 Battle of Donaldsonville, Louisiana
  • 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, largest battle ever fought on the American continent, ends in a major victory for the Union during the US Civil War
  • 1864 Battle of Chattahoochie River, Georia [until Jul 9]
  • 1864 Harpers Ferry, West Virginia - Federals evacuate in face of Early's advance

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1871 Jesse James robs bank in Corydon, Iowa ($45,000)

Outlaw Jesse James
Outlaw
Jesse James
  • 1876 Montenegro declares war on Turkey
  • 1883 SS Daphne sinks on Clyde River Scotland; 195 die
  • 1884 Dow Jones publishes its 1st stock index, the Dow Jones Transportation Average
  • 1886 1st NY Tribune printing using 1st commercial linotype machine

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1886 In Germany, Karl Benz drives 1st automobile

Automobile Engineer and Inventor Karl Benz
Automobile Engineer and Inventor
Karl Benz
  • 1890 Idaho admitted as 43rd US state
  • 1890 King Leopold II gives Congo, previously a private possession, to Belgium
  • 1895 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Black Peter" (BG)
  • 1898 American troops, en route to the Philippines on the SS China, raise the American flag on Wake Island
  • 1898 Dutch Automobile Club forms (KNAC)
  • 1898 Joshua Slocum completes 1st solo circumnavigation of the globe
  • 1898 US Navy defeats Spanish fleet in Santiago harbor, Cuba
  • 1900 Trying to stem the growing popular resentment, Tsar Nicholas of Russia issues a decree that abolishes the banishment of dissidents and troublemakers to Siberia
  • 1900 The British evacuate Rustenburg and occupy Commando Nek and Silkaatsnek in the Anglo-Boer war

Sport awardTennis Open

1901 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Charlotte Cooper Sterry beats Blanche Bingley Hillyard 6-2 6-2, her 4th of 5 Wimbledon singles titles

Tennis Champion Charlotte Cooper
Tennis Champion
Charlotte Cooper
  • 1901 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Arthur Gore beats R.F. Doherty 4-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-4 for his 1st of 3 Wimbledon singles titles

  • 1905 Kuyper government forms in Holland
  • 1905 American boxer Marvin Hart scores a 12th round KO of Jack Root in Reno, Nevada for world heavyweight title
  • 1907 Pope decree forbids modernization of theology
  • 1908 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Charlotte Cooper Sterry wins her 5th and final Wimbledon title with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Agnes Morton
  • 1908 Wimbledon Mens' Tennis: Arthur Gore takes his 2nd of 3 Wimbledon titles beating Herbert Roper-Barrett 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 3-6, 6-4
  • 1908 Indian nationalist Bal Gangadhar Tilak arrested for sedition by the British in wake of Muzzafarpur bombing
  • 1909 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dora Boothby earns her only Wimbledon title with a 6-4, 4-6, 8-6 win over Agnes Morton
  • 1909 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Arthur Gore beats Josiah Ritchie 6-8, 1-6, 6-2, 6-2, 6-2 for back-to-back titles

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1912 NY Giants pitcher Rube Marquard ties Tim Keefe's 1888 record 19 game win-streak (started April 11)

Major League Baseball Pitcher Tim Keefe
Major League Baseball Pitcher
Tim Keefe
  • 1913 Common tern banded in Maine; found dead in 1919 in Africa (1st bird known to have crossed the Atlantic)
  • 1913 Confederate veterans at the Great Reunion of 1913 reenact Pickett's Charge; upon reaching the high-water mark of the Confederacy they are met by the outstretched hands of friendship from Union survivors
  • 1915 After exploding a bomb in US Senate reception room previous day, Erich Muenter, a German instructor at Cornell University, shoots JP Morgan for representing the British government in war contract negotiations
  • 1917 Spontaneous demonstration at Tauride Palace, Petrograd
  • 1918 SDAP'er Suze Groenweg elected 1st woman in Dutch parliament
  • 1920 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Bill Tilden, becomes first American male to win Wimbledon beating defending champion Gerald Patterson of Australia 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4
  • 1920 Java Technical School, Bandung, opens
  • 1920 Royal Air Force holds an air display at Hendon, England
  • 1920 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats Dorothea Chambers 6-3, 6-0 to complete a sweep after taking the women's & mixed doubles titles

Conference meetingConference of Interest

1922 Intergovernmental Conference on Identity Certificates for Russian Refugees, convened by Fridtjof Nansen in Geneva, creates the Nansen passports (for stateless persons)

Arctic Explorer and Diplomat Fridtjof Nansen
Arctic Explorer and Diplomat
Fridtjof Nansen
  • 1923 Dockers' strike in Hull/Grimsby/Cardiff/Bristol over to London
  • 1926 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Briton Kitty Godfree wins her second Wimbledon singles title with a 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Spaniard Lilí Álvarez
  • 1926 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Frenchman Jean Borotra wins his second Wimbledon singles title 8-6, 6-1, 6-3 over American Howard Kinsey

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1928 John Logie Baird demonstrates the first colour television transmission in London

Inventor of Television John Logie Baird
Inventor of Television
John Logie Baird
  • 1929 Dunlop Latex Development Laboratories made foam rubber
  • 1930 US Veterans Administration created
  • 1931 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Sidney Wood Jr beats fellow American Frank Shields in a walkover - ankle injury
  • 1931 German boxer Max Schmeling beats American Young Stribling by TKO in 15 in Cleveland, his first heavyweight title defence
  • 1931 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: In an all-German final Cilly Aussem beats Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling 6-2, 7-5
  • 1932 After 30 years as manager of the New York Giants, John McGraw retires from baseball (2,583 wins / 1,948 losses NY)
  • 1934 FDIC pays off 1st insured depositors, Fon du Lac Bank, East Peoria IL
  • 1936 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: American Helen Jacobs wins her only Wimbledon title beating Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling 6-2, 4-6, 7-5
  • 1936 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Home favourite Fred Perry beats Gottfried von Cramm of Germany 6-1, 6-1, 6-0 for his third straight Wimbledon singles title

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1937 Del Mar Turf Club, with crooner Bing Crosby as president and actor Pat O'Brien as a club officer, opens for racing

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby

BattleBattle of Interest

1938 President Franklin Roosevelt dedicates the Eternal Light Peace Memorial and lights the eternal flame at Gettysburg Battlefield.

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

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1939 Ernst Heinkel demonstrates 800 kph (500 mph) rocket plane to Adolf Hitler

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1940 ARP-leader/ex-premier Colijn argues cooperation with Germany
  • 1940 British Royal Navy damages the French fleet in Mers-el-Kebir, Algeria, to prevent Germany seizing it
  • 1940 German occupiers forbid using Dutch royal names
  • 1942 German troops march into Sebastopol, Crimea
  • 1942 Adolf Hitler visits Field Marshal Von Bock's headquarters in Ukraine
  • 1943 Liberator bombers sinks U-628
  • 1944 Oriole Park (minor league baseball stadium) burns down in Baltimore
  • 1944 US V-III-E Army corp opens assault on Coutances Cotentin

Film release premierFilm Release

1944 "Double Indemnity" film noir directed by Billy Wilder and starring Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck is released in Baltimore, Maryland

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Filmmaker
Billy Wilder

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1945 James F. Byrnes becomes 49th US Secretary of State, succeeding Edward Stettinius

Politician and US Secretary of State James F. Byrnes
Politician and US Secretary of State
James F. Byrnes
  • 1946 1st Dutch government of Beel forms
  • 1946 The Cape Passive Resistance Council is formed at a mass meeting in Cape Town, attended by 1,500 people
  • 1947 252,288 people (record) pass through Grand Central Station, NYC
  • 1947 Soviet Union doesn't participate in Marshall Plan
  • 1948 Kidnapper Caryl Chessman sentenced to death, California; execution dosn't happen until 1960

Sport awardGolf Major

1951 PGA Championship, Oakmont GC: Sam Snead beats Walter Burkemo 7 & 6 for his 3rd PGA Championship title

Golfer Sam Snead
Golfer
Sam Snead
  • 1952 Puerto Rico's constitution approved by US Congress
  • 1953 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American Vic Seixas wins his only Wimbledon singles title with a 9-7, 6-3, 6-4 over Dane Kurt Nielsen
  • 1953 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maureen Connolly wins 2nd leg of her Grand Slam beating fellow American Doris Hart 8-6, 7-5
  • 1954 "Wonderful Town" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 559 performances
  • 1954 US Open Women's Golf, Salem CC: Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins by a record 12 strokes from Betty Hicks in her comeback event 14 months after radical colon cancer surgery
  • 1958 "Andy Williams Show" premieres on ABC (later on CBS & NBC)
  • 1959 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Alex Olmedo wins his only Wimbledon title beating Rod Laver of Australia 6-4, 6-3, 6-4
  • 1959 British Open Golf, Muirfield: South African Gary Player wins by 2 from Fred Bullock and Flory Van Donck
  • 1959 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maria Bueno of Brazil wins her first of 3 Wimbledon singles titles beating Darlene Hard 6-4, 6-3
  • 1962 Algerian Revolution against French rule ends (Algeria gains independence on 5th July)
  • 1963 In New Zealand, a National Airways Corporation Dakota DC-3 crashes in the Kaimai Ranges; all 23 passengers and crew are killed in New Zealand’s worst internal civil aviation accident
  • 1964 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: In an all-Australian final Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle 6-4, 12-10, 4-6, 6-3
  • 1964 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Brazilian Maria Bueno earns a 3rd Wimbledon singles title with a 6-4, 7-9, 6-3 win over Margaret Court
  • 1965 USSR and Persia sign dam building and economic aid pact
  • 1965 Harold Strachan, member of the Communist Party of South Africa and Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress, is served with a restriction order in terms of the Suppression of Communism Act
  • 1966 US Open Women's Golf, Hazeltine National: American Sandra Spuzich wins by 1 from Carol Mann for her only LPGA major title
  • 1966 Atlanta Braves Tony Cloninger, 1st NL player and only pitcher to hit 2 grand slams in a MLB game (17-3 v SF Giants)
  • 1966 Race riots in Omaha Nebraska
  • 1967 "News at 10" premieres on British TV
  • 1968 41°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in July
  • 1968 Cleveland pitcher Luis Tiant strikes out a record 19 Minnesota Twins (10 inns) for another record 32 Ks in consecutive games
  • 1968 As part of a series of protests against housing conditions in Derry, the Derry Housing Action Committee (DHAC) hold a sit-down protest on the newly opened second deck of the Craigavon Bridge in the city, Northern Ireland
  • 1969 78,000 attend Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1970 200,000 attend Atlanta Pop Festival
  • 1970 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Margaret Court beats Billie Jean King 14-12, 11-9 for her third and final Wimbledon singles title
  • 1970 British aircraft crashes at Barcelona, 112 killed
  • 1970 California Angels pitcher Clyde Wright no-hits Oakland A's, 4-0
  • 1970 The British Army impose curfew on Falls Road area of Belfast as they search for weapons; coming under attack from the Official IRA (OIRA) and republican rioters
  • 1971 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John Newcombe of Australia beats American Stan Smith 6-3, 5-7, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 for his third and final Wimbledon singles title
  • 1972 Themba Sono is forced to resign as president of South African Student Organisation (SASO)
  • 1972 The Ulster Defence Association and the British Army come into conflict about a 'no-go' area at Ainsworth Avenue, Belfast
  • 1973 Brothers Gaylord (Hall of Fame) and Jim Perry (3-time All Star) face each other for only time in MLB, Tigers beat Indians 5-4, Gaylord charged with loss
  • 1973 General Walters, serves as acting director of CIA
  • 1974 Pitching in MLB-record 13th consecutive game for Dodgers, Mike Marshall saves Tommy John's 4-1 win over the Reds
  • 1974 Soyuz 14 carries 2 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 3
  • 1976 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Sweden's Björn Borg beats Ilie Năstase of Romania 6-4, 6-2, 9-7 for the first of 5 straight Wimbledon titles
  • 1976 Adolfo Suarez becomes premier of Spain

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1976 Brian Wilson performs with the Beach Boys after 12 years apart

Singer-Songwriter Brian Wilson
Singer-Songwriter
Brian Wilson
  • 1977 Canadian Open Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), Lachute GC: Judy Rankin wins by 3 strokes from Pat Meyers and Sandra Palmer
  • 1977 The Senegalese Republican Movement (MRS) is founded
  • 1977 Triple Crown champion Seattle Slew's 9-race win streak ends in the Swaps Stakes at Hollywood Park, finishes 4th
  • 1978 US Supreme Court rules 5-4, FCC had a right to reprimand NY radio station WBAI for broadcasting George Carlin's "Filthy Words"
  • 1980 US Open Senior Golf, Winged Foot: Roberto De Vicenzo of Argentina wins inaugural event by 4 shots from William C. Campbell
  • 1980 Biggest MLB crowd in 7 years, 73,096 watch Indians beat Yankees, 7-0 at Cleveland Stadium
  • 1981 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Chris Evert beats Hana Mandlíková 6-2, 6-2 for her third and final Wimbledon singles title
  • 1981 NYC transit fare rises from 60 cents to 75 cents, new brass Y-cut-out token
  • 1982 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 for the first of 6-straight Wimbledon singles titles
  • 1982 Riot at building Stopera Amsterdam (damages Ÿ1 million)
  • 1983 Canadian Open Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), Beaconsfield GC: Hollis Stacy wins by 2 strokes from JoAnn Carner and Alice Miller
  • 1983 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American John McEnroe outclasses Chris Lewis of New Zealand 6-2, 6-2, 6-2
  • 1983 American Calvin Smith sets new world record of 9.93 for 100m in Colorado Springs, beats Jim Hines 1968 mark by 0.02 seconds
  • 1983 Texas Rangers explode for MLB single extra innings record 12 runs in 15th inning of 16-4 win v Oakland
  • 1984 After 22 years, England Test cricket spinner Derek Underwood hits a maiden 1st class century (111) for Kent v Sussex at Hastings
  • 1984 Dolphin rocket launched off San Clemente Island
  • 1984 West Indies cricket opener Gordon Greenidge scores brilliant 214 off 242 balls in 9-wicket Lord's Test win v England
  • 1984 Supreme Court rules Jaycees may be forced to admit women as members

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1985 CBS announces a 21% stock buy-back to thwart Ted Turner's takeover

Founder of CNN Ted Turner
Founder of CNN
Ted Turner
  • 1985 Tinker Bell's first nightly flight at Walt Disney World Resort, Florida

Film release premierFilm Release

1985 "Back to the Future" directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd is released

  • 1986 Kuwait's National Assembly (Majlis al Umma) dissolves

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1986 US President Reagan presides over relighting of renovated Statue of Liberty

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1987 2 men became 1st hot-air balloon travelers to cross Atlantic

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1987 Controversial NY Mets star Darryl Strawberry threatens teammates for criticising his play, he is now an ordained minister

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry

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1988 Canadian Open Golf (du Maurier Classic), Vancouver GC: Sally Little wins by 1 stroke from Laura Davies of England

LPGA Golfer Laura Davies
LPGA Golfer
Laura Davies
  • 1988 A's Gene Nelson becomes 1st AL pitcher to steal a base since 1973 in 9-8 win over Toronto
  • 1988 US Vincennes in Strait of Hormoez shoots Iran Airbus A300, kills 290
  • 1988 The Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, providing the second connection between the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosphorus
  • 1989 Peter Koech of Kenya sets 3k steeplechase rec (8:05.39) in Stockholm
  • 1989 US Supreme Court rules states do not have to provide funds for abortions
  • 1989 Movie "Batman" set record of quickest $100 million (10 days)
  • 1989 Open Mind wins American thoroughbred racing's Triple Tiara for fillies when Nite of Fun is disqualified in the Coaching Club American Oaks at Belmont
  • 1990 Members of 2 Live Crew formally charged with obscenity in Florida
  • 1990 Liberian President Samuel Kanyon Doe offers to resign in response to rebel incursions in his country; he is later kidnapped and executed
  • 1991 Gateway Board of Trustees approve a 20-year lease for the Cleveland Indians to play MLB at Jacobs Field
  • 1992 South Africa's FIFA membership reinstated (expelled 1961), united non-racial FA, political prisoners released, free political parties
  • 1993 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: In the centenary women's singles final, German Steffi Graf beats Czech Jana Novotná 7-6, 1-6, 6-4
  • 1994 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American Pete Sampras successfully defends title against Goran Ivanišević of Croatia 7-6, 7-6, 6-0
  • 1994 US Open Senior Golf, Pinehurst: South African Simon Hobday wins by 1 stroke from Graham Marsh and Jim Albus
  • 1994 FIFA World Cup: In a huge upset Romania eliminates Argentina 3-2 from the round of 16 at the Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
  • 1994 The deadliest day in Texas traffic history, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Forty six people killed in crashes.
  • 1996 UK House of Commons announces that the Stone of Scone, aka the Stone of Destiny, used in the coronation of Scottish (and subsequently English and British monarchs), will be returned to Scotland after 700 years in Westminster Abbey
  • 1997 Mississippi becomes 1st state to settle tobacco suit
  • 1999 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lindsay Davenport beats Steffi Graf 6-4, 7-5 for her only Wimbledon singles title
  • 2001 A Vladivostok Avia Tupolev TU-154 jetliner crashes on approach to landing at Irkutsk, Russia killing 145 people
  • 2001 At a meeting of its oil ministers, OPEC agrees to maintain current production quotas; ministers indicate that, if Iraqi oil returns to the market, they may cut production in response to maintain their desired level of prices
  • 2004 Official opening of Bangkok's subway system.
  • 2004 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maria Sharapova becomes first Russian player to win Wimbledon beating defending champion Serena Williams 6-1, 6-4
  • 2005 The national law legalizing same-sex marriage takes effect in Spain
  • 2005 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer makes it 3 straight Wimbledon titles beating American Andy Roddick 6-2, 7-6, 6-4
  • 2006 Asteroid labeled as 2004 XP14 flies 432,308 km (268,624 miles) by Earth.

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2006 Detroit Red Wings legend Steve Yzerman officially retires from the NHL, finishing with 692 goals and 1,755 points

NHL Legend Steve Yzerman
NHL Legend
Steve Yzerman
  • 2006 US Open Women's Golf, Newport CC: Annika Sörenstam wins her 10th and final major title by 4 strokes in a playoff with Pat Hurst
  • 2007 America's Cup: Swiss defender Alinghi beats Team New Zealand by 1 second to take the series 5-2 off Valencia, Spain
  • 2007 "Just Got Started Lovin' You" single released by James Otto (Billboard Song of the Year 2008)
  • 2009 Mark II.5 Skytrain cars enter service in Metro Vancouver.
  • 2010 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams successfully defends her crown overpowering Vera Zvonareva of Russia 6-3 6-2
  • 2011 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković of Serbia beats Spaniard Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 for his first Wimbledon title
  • 2012 Truck bombing kills 25 people and wounds 40 in Diwaniyah, Iraq