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 This day in History - July 4
455 Historic Events for July 4
1983

NY Yankee Dave Righetti no-hits the Red Sox

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1983

Claus Adam, composer, dies at 65

Death
1984

Yuri Sedykh of USSR throws hammer a record 86.33 m

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1984

NY Yankee Phil Niekro is 9th to strikeout 3,000

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1984

Kallicharran gets 206 and 6-32 in a NatWest Trophy game

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1984

Funeral for S Nakagawa and burial half his ashes next to N Senzaki

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1985

Tinker Bell's nightly flight begins

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1985

John de Quay, Dutch premier (1959-63), dies at 83

Death
1986

Flor Peeters, Flemish baron/organist/composer, dies at 83

Death
1987

Nazi Klaus Barbie, "Butcher of Lyon" sentenced to life in France

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1987

Imran Khan takes 300th Test Cricket wicket, only Pakistani to do so

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1987

Discovery moves to Launch Pad 39B for STS-26 mission

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1987

94th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Steffi Graf (75 63)

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1988

Adrian Adonis, [Keith Franke], WWF wrestler, killed in auto accident

Death
1988

KC releases pitcher Dan Quisenberry, whose 238 saves are the 4th most

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1988

US navy shoots down Iranian civilian jetliner over Gulf, kills 290

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1988

102nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Stefan Edberg beats Becker (46 76 64 62)

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1989

Red's Tom Browning is 3 outs away from his 2nd career perfect game when Phillie Dickie Thon doubles

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1989

14 year old actress Drew Barrymore, attempts suicide

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1989

Unmanned Russian Mig-23 crashes in Bellegem-Kooigem, Belgium (1 dies)

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1990

Wrestler Brutus Beefcake injured during para-sailing

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1990

France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

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1990

400 New Kids on the Block fans treated for heat exhaustion in Minn

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1990

2 Live Crew release "Banned in the USA" the lyrics quote Star Spangled Banner and Gettysburg Address

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1992

99th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (62 61)

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