July 3, 2001 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • A Vladivostok Avia Tupolev TU-154 jetliner crashes on approach to landing at Irkutsk, Russia killing 145 people.
  • 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

Deaths in History

  • Mordecai Richler, Canadian author (b. 1931)