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Notable Historical Events for July 3rd

2011118th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Petra Kvitová beats Maria Sharapova (6-3 6-4)

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

1661Portugal gives Tangier & Bombay to English King Charles II

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

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

1987NY Met Darryl Strawberry threatens teammates Wally Backman & Lee Mazzilli for criticizing his play

197690th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Bjorn Borg beats Ilie Nastase (64 62 97)

1939Lou Gehrig day; Gehrig makes "luckiest man" speech

2005112th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Venus Williams beats Lindsay Davenport (4-6 7-6 9-7)

198188th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats H Mandlikova (6-2 6-2)

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Notable Birthdays on July 3rd

1966Moises Alou, Atlanta Georgia, MLB outfielder (Montreal Expos)

1937Tom Stoppard, Zlin Czech, playwright (Rosencrantz & Guildenstern-1968 Tony)

1870Richard Bedford Bennett, Hopewell Hill New Brunswick, (C) 11th Canadian PM (1930-35)

1962Tom Cruise, Syracuse, actor (Risky Business, Jerry MaGuire, Rainman)

1951Richard Hadlee, Christchurch, New Zealand, cricket bowler (431 wickets)

1971Julian Assange, Queensland, Australia, Wikileaks founder

1567Samuel de Champlain, explorer (Lake Champlain)

1883Franz Kafka, Czech, author (Metamorphosis, Trial, Amerika)

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Notable Weddings on July 3rd

1994Actress Natasha Richardson (31) weds actor Liam Neeson (42) at a private ceremony in New York

1920Film director John Ford (26) weds Mary Smith (25)

1950Actress Bette Davis (42) divorces artist William Grant Sherry after more than 4 years of marriage

1992Gary Dell'Abate (Howard Stern Show) marries Mary

July 3rd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on July 3rd

1971Jim Morrison, rock singer (Doors), dies of heart failure at 27

1916henrietta (Hetty) Green, (Witch of Wall Street), dies at 81

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