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Notable Historical Events for July 3rd

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

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

195367th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Vic Seixas beats Kurt Nielsen (9-7 6-3 6-4)

1942Hitler visits Field Marshal Von Bock's headquarters in Ukraine

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

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

1911Ty Cobb hits in his 40th straight game. Does not get a hit next day

324Battle of Adrianople Roman Emperor Constantine I defeats Co-Emperor Licinius, who flees to Byzantium.

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

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

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Notable Birthdays on July 3rd

1878George M Cohan, Providence Rhode Island, American father of musical comedy (Phantom President, Give My Regards to Broadway)

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

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

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

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

1567Samuel de Champlain, explorer (Lake Champlain)

1971Julian Assange, Queensland, Australia, Wikileaks founder

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

July 3rd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on July 3rd

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

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

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

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

July 3rd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on July 3rd

1933Hipólito Yrigoyen, President of Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30), dies at 80

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

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