“We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Were you born on July 3 and looking for your birthday twin? You will be glad to know you share your birthday with the most popular Hollywood star. You will be surprised to know that a lot of events occurred on this particular date. Let’s recall the interesting and intriguing historical events that happened through the years on this day in history- July 3.
What Happened in India on July 3?
1908- Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Bal Gangadhar Tilak who was an Indian nationalist got arrested for sedition by the British in wake of the Muzaffarpur bombing.
1996- Raaj Kumar
Raaj Kumar was one of the best actors in Bollywood. His death anniversary is on 3 July
2019 – Monsoon
Heavy monsoon rains struck Mumbai and surrounding Maharashtra state in India killing at least 43.
What Happened Around the World on July 3?
1953- Wimbledon Men’s Tennis
American Vic Seixas won his only Wimbledon singles title over Dane Kurt Nielsen.
1958 – “Andy Williams Show”
The show was premiered on ABC (later on CBS & NBC)
1965 – Wimbledon Women’s Tennis
Australian Margaret Smith beats Maria Bueno of Brazil and won the Wimbledon singles title.
1976- Brian Wilson
He performed with the Beach Boys after 12 years apart.
1985 – CBS
Announced a 21% stock buy-back to thwart Ted Turner’s takeover.
1985 – “Back to the Future”
“Back to the Future” directed by Robert Zemeckis was released on this day.
2004 – Wimbledon Women’s Tennis
Maria Sharapova became the first Russian player to win Wimbledon beating defending champion Serena Williams.
2005 – Wimbledon Men’s Tennis
Roger Federer made 3 straight Wimbledon titles beating American Andy Roddick.
2011 – Wimbledon Men’s Tennis
Novak Đoković of Serbia defeated Spaniard Rafael Nadal and won his first Wimbledon title.
2017 – French President Emmanuel Macron
His speech at the Palace of Versailles proposed radical government changes.
2018 – Cardi B
She became the first female rapper to get two number one US Billboard hits, with “I Like It” with Bad Bunny and J Balvin
Famous Birthdays on July 3
1962 – Tom Cruise
Iconic actor Tom Cruise has won the Golden Globe and many other awards for his roles was born on the Fourth of July.
1971 – Julian Assange
Julian Assange is a famous Australian editor, publisher activist who is also the founder of Wikileaks.
1980 – Harbhajan Singh
The Indian international cricketer who plays all forms of the game cricket the famous Harbhajan Singh was born on this day.
This was all about the interesting and intriguing events that occurred on July 3! We hope you have had fun reading this blog! For more entertaining and informative content, follow Leverage Edu on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.