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 This day in History - July 3
425 Historic Events for July 3
1931

Andres Burnier, [Catharina Dessaur], criminologist/author (Jongensuur)

Birth
1932

John McGraw retires from baseball

Event
1932

1st Sunday game at Fenway Park, Yanks beat Red Sox 13-2

Event
1934

FDIC pays off 1st insured depositors, Fon du Lac Bank, East Peoria IL

Event
1934

Manfred Bieler, writer

Birth
1934

Henry WAE, Prince of Netherlands/father of Queen Juliana, dies

Death
1935

John Swan, PM (Bermuda)

Birth
1935

Harrison H "Jack" Schmitt, Santa Rita NM, astronaut (Apollo 17)

Birth
1936

Anthony Lester, CEO (Runnymede Trust)

Birth
1936

Eric Russell, cricketer (England opening batsman early 60s)

Birth
1936

Jahangir Khan kills a sparrow while cricket bowling, Cambridge U v MCC

Event
1937

Tom Stoppard, Czech, playwright (Rosencrantz and Guildenstern-1968 Tony)

Birth
1938

David Gandolfo, horse trainer

Birth
1938

Shin Geum Dan, North Korea, 400m/800m runner (1962 world record)

Birth
1939

Ernst Heinkel demonstrates 800-kph rocket plane to Hitler

Event
1939

Jay Tarses, Balt Md, actor/writer (Open All Night, Duck Factory)

Birth
1939

Lou Gehrig day; Gehrig makes "luckiest man" speech

Event
1940

British Royal Navy sinks French fleet in North Africa

Event
1940

ARP-leader/ex-premier Colijn argues cooperation with Germany

Event
1940

George Shepstone, cricketer (2 Tests for S Africa 1896-99), dies

Death
1940

German occupiers forbids using Dutch royal names

Event
1940

Cesar Tovar, baseball player

Birth
1940

Fontella Bass, St Louis Mo, vocalist (Rescue Me)

Birth
1940

Lance Larson, US, 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-silver-1960)

Birth
1940

Heather Steel, British judge

Birth