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In the Gregorian Calendar, July 3 is the 184th
(hundredth – eightieth fourth) day of the year.

There are 181 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

Evil knows good, but good does not know evil.

— Franz Kafka
Czech writer (died July 3, 1883).

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “Such a Day as Today” / Image Credit: Gerd Altmann

July 3 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 324: at the Battle of Adrianople, Constantine the Great defeats Licinius, who flees to Byzantium.
  • 987: in France, Hugo Capet is crowned king, the first of the Capet dynasty.
  • 1035: in England, Guillermo I becomes “Duke of Normandy”, position that he would maintain until 1087.
  • 1535: Diego de Almagro leaves Cuzco (Peru) to conquer Chile.
  • 1553: on Juana Island (now Cuba), the French privateer Jacques de Sores attacks the village of Havana.
  • 1608: in present-day Canada, Samuel de Champlain founds the town of Quebec.
  • 1620: the Treaty of Ulm is signed between representatives of the Catholic League and the Protestant Union. According to the terms of the agreement, the Protestant Union declares its neutrality and abandons its support for Frederick V of the Palatinate.
  • 1642: the Battle of Barcelona ends, an episode in the War of the Reapers. Battle between the French and Spanish fleets. The Spanish group would withdraw to Mallorca to make repairs.
  • 1702: in the framework of the War of the Spanish Succession, Austria ―partisan of Carlos VI―, declares war on France and Spain ―partisan of Felipe V―.
  • 1754: the Battle of Great Meadows takes place, confrontation of the Franco-Indian war that took place on July 3, 1754 in the west of the State of Pennsylvania.
  • 1767: the sailor Robert Pitcairn – who belonged to the expedition commanded by Philip Carteret – rediscovers the Pitcairn Islands (which had been sighted by the Portuguese Pedro Fernández de Quirós and his crew, on January 26, 1606).
  • 1775: in the framework of the American War of Independence, George Washington takes command of the rebellious troops against England.
  • 1778: the kingdom of Prussia declares war on the Holy Roman Empire (now Austria).
  • 1778: in the village of Wyoming (not to be confused with the state of Wyoming, in the western United States), about 200 km west of the town of New York ―in the framework of the American war of independence― British forces kill about 360 people in Wyoming Valley Massacre.
  • 1808: Napoleon Bonaparte cedes the kingdoms of Spain and the Indies to his brother, Joseph.
  • 1810: in Colombia, call for independence from Cali. Starting the treaty of the Friendly Cities of Valle del Cauca that brought together Cali, Cartago, Toro, Buga, Anserma and Caloto.
  • 1844: the last two specimens of Pinguinus impennis are killed.
  • 1848: In the Danish West Indies (now the Virgin Islands), Peter von Scholten frees slaves in the culmination of a slave liberation plan that lasted more than a year.
  • 1849: the French enter Rome to restore Pope Pius IX to power, which is the greatest obstacle to Italian unification.
  • 1863: in the framework of the Civil War, the last day of the battle of Gettysburg is fought, which culminates with the charge of Pickett.
  • 1866: the Prussian army defeats the Austrians at the Battle of Sadowa, within the framework of the Seven Weeks War.
  • 1884: Dow Jones and Company publishes the first stock average.
  • 1886: Karl Benz officially patents the Benz Patent Motorwagen, the first self-propelled car.
  • 1890: In the United States, Idaho is admitted as the 43rd state.
  • 1898: at the exit of the bay of Santiago de Cuba – in the context of the Spanish-American War – the Americans sink the squadron of six ships commanded by Admiral Pascual Cervera.
  • 1905: in France the law of separation of the Church and the State is voted.
  • 1906: in the city of Oruro (Bolivia) the School of Mines is created, later known as the National School of Engineering.
  • 1927: in the town of Cerro Chato (Uruguay), in a plebiscite women vote for the first time in South America.
  • 1940: In the military port of Mazalquivir (Algeria) ―in the framework of World War II―, the British navy (Royal Navy) destroys a large Vichý French squad in the battle of Mazalquivir.
  • 1941: in the framework of the Second World War, the Battle of Białystok-Minsk ends, which ends with the destruction of two complete Soviet armies by the German blitzkrieg.
  • 1944: in Belarus – in the framework of World War II – the city of Minsk is liberated from Nazi control by Soviet forces in Operation Bagration.
  • 1952: The United States approves the Constitution of Puerto Rico.
  • 1955: In the presidential elections, for the first time in Mexico, women go to the polls to cast their vote.
  • 1959: in Havana (Cuba), the Council of Ministers – within the framework of the beginning of the Cuban Revolution (January 1959) – agrees to reduce the prices of textbooks by 25%.
  • 1962: President De Gaulle announces that France recognizes the independence of Algeria, officially ending the War of Independence.
  • 1970: in the Montseny Massif (Catalonia) the accident of the Comet 4 of Dan Air happens, leaving a balance of 112 victims).
  • 1976: at the Entebbe airport, near Kampala (Uganda), the Israel Defense Forces carry out Operation Entebbe, in which they kill four Palestinian terrorists who were holding 105 Israeli hostages.
  • 1976: in Spain ―after the end of the Franco dictatorship―, Adolfo Suárez is appointed president of the government.
  • 1977: Herri Alderdi Sozialista Iraultzailea (HASI) is created in Spain, a party usually considered as the political arm of the military terrorist organization ETA.
  • 1985: the film Back to the Future, one of the most successful films in the history of cinema, is released in the United States.
  • 1988: the American cruiser Vincennes fires missiles at an Iranian civilian Airbus aircraft (Iran Air Flight 655). All 290 occupants die. Vice President George W. Bush will honor the person in charge of the cruise, saying: “I don’t care what the facts say: I will never apologize for the United States. […] Life goes on”.
  • 1988: the Televen channel begins broadcasting in Venezuela.
  • 1988: the regional channel Telepacífico is inaugurated in Colombia.
  • 1992: in the city of Oro Verde (Argentina) eight bioengineers graduate, the first collation of the Faculty of Engineering belonging to the National University of Entre Ríos (UNER). Since then, on this date the Bioengineer’s Day has been celebrated in Argentina.
  • 1993: in the department of Quiché (Guatemala) Jorge Carpio Nicolle (candidate for the presidency) is shot to death, along with three members of the UCN during a political tour of the west of the country.
  • 1997: 18 workers die in an accident at the Valencia shipyard after a fuel explosion on the Proof Spirit ship.
  • 1998: launch of the Japanese probe Nozomi to Mars, but months later it will not be able to enter Martian orbit.
  • 1999: in Mallorca (Balearic Islands), the Son Moix stadium is inaugurated.
  • 2002: launch of the Contour space probe, which will stop working a few weeks later.
  • 2004: in Spain: the general secretary of the PSOE, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, is reelected with 95% of the delegates in the federal congress of his party.
  • 2005: in Spain the legislation that allows marriage between people of the same sex comes into force.
  • 2006: in Valencia, Spain, 43 people die in an accident in the subway and 150 passengers are evacuated.
  • 2007: the Swiss team Alinghi wins the 32nd edition of the Copa América sailing held in Valencia (Spain) in the seventh regatta.
  • 2008: in El Salvador the tragedy of the Malaga neighborhood occurs with 31 deaths.
  • 2009: in Latin America (Latin America), the Jetix Channel ceases its broadcasts, broadcasting for the first and last time the Open Season movie: Wild Friends
  • 2013: in Cairo (Egypt), the armed forces overthrow President Mohamed Morsi after four days of popular protests. Adly Mansour (president of the Supreme Court) is declared president.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

July 3 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1421: Juan de Cosme de Medici, Italian humanist and artist (d. 1463).
  • 1423: Louis XI, French King (d. 1483).
  • 1442: Go-Tsuchimikado, Japanese emperor (d. 1500).
  • 1518: Li Shizhen, Chinese physician and minerologist (d. 1593).
  • 1550: Jacobus Gallus Carniolus, Czech or Slovenian composer (d. 1591).
  • 1576: Anne of Prussia, German noblewoman (d. 1625).
  • 1683: Edward Young, British poet (d. 1765).
  • 1709: Wilhelmina of Prussia, German princess (d. 1758).
  • 1728: Robert Adam, Scottish architect (d. 1792).
  • 1738 – John Singleton Copley, American artist (d. 1815).
  • 1746: Sofia Magdalena of Denmark, Danish aristocrat, queen consort of Sweden (d. 1813).
  • 1762: Pedro Fermín de Vargas, Spanish naturalist and economist (d. 1813).
  • 1775: Antonio Felipe de Orleans, French prince (d. 1807).
  • 1778: Carl Ludvig Engel, German architect (d. 1840).
  • 1782: Pierre Berthier, French geologist and mineralogist (d. 1861).
  • 1789: Johann Friedrich Overbeck, German painter (d. 1869).
  • 1794: Eberhard Friedrich Walcker, German organist (d. 1872).
  • 1805: Jean-Baptiste Nothomb, Belgian politician (d. 1881).
  • 1810: Rafael María Baralt, Venezuelan writer, journalist and historian (d. 1860).
  • 1813: Jacinto Vera, Uruguayan bishop (d. 1881).
  • 1814: Hermenegildo Díaz de Cevallos, Spanish military (d. 1891).
  • 1823: Ahmed Vefik Pasha, Turkish statesman and drama (d. 1891).
  • 1825: Laureano Fuentes Matons, Cuban violinist, conductor and composer (d. 1898).
  • 1837: Jean-Paul Aubé, French sculptor (d. 1916).
  • 1844: Dankmar Adler, American architect (d. 1900).
  • 1845: Apolinar Brull Ayerra, Spanish composer (d. 1905).
  • 1848: Lothar von Trotha, German military man (d. 1920).
  • 1854: Leoš Janáček, Czech composer (d. 1928).
  • 1860: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, American activist and writer (d. 1935).
  • 1863: Ciro Luis Urriola, Panamanian politician, and 8th president (d. 1922).
  • 1863: Guillermo Stange Wetzel, Chilean politician (d. 1941).
  • 1865: Carmelo Echegaray, Spanish writer and historian (d. 1925).
  • 1866: Albert Gottschalk, Danish painter (d. 1906).
  • 1868: Alfonso Luis Herrera, Mexican biologist (d. 1942).
  • 1870: Richard Bedford Bennett, Canadian politician (d. 1947).
  • 1870: Segundo Dutari Rodríguez, Argentine politician (d. 1928).
  • 1871: Francesc Ferriol i Carreras, Spanish architect (d. 1946).
  • 1874: Jean Collas, French rugby player (d. 1928).
  • 1875: Ernst Ferdinand Sauerbruch, German surgeon (d. 1951).
  • 1876 ​​- Ralph Barton Perry, American philosopher (d. 1957).
  • 1876: Robert Knud Pilger, German biologist (d. 1953).
  • 1878: George M. Cohan, American actor and singer (d. 1942).
  • 1879: Alfred Korzybski, Polish philosopher (d. 1950).
  • 1879: Antonio I. Villarreal, Mexican revolutionary (d. 1944).
  • 1880: Carl Schuricht, Polish-German conductor and musician (d. 1967).
  • 1882: Enrico Ferrarese, Italian-Argentine builder and businessman (d. 1968).
  • 1883: Franz Kafka, Czech writer (d. 1924).
  • 1883: Atilio Narancio, Uruguayan politician and soccer leader (d. 1953).
  • 1884: José Piqueras, Spanish politician (d. 1939).
  • 1886: Harmodio Arias Madrid, Panamanian politician and president (d. 1962).
  • 1886: Raymond Spruance, American admiral (d. 1969).
  • 1886: Elsie Maud Wakefield, British botanist (d. 1972).
  • 1887: Heliodoro Castillo, Mexican military (d. 1917).
  • 1887: Irineo Villarreal, Mexican military man (d. 1929).
  • 1887: Hendrika Johanna van Leeuwen, Dutch physicist (d. 1974)
  • 1888: Ramón Gómez de la Serna, Spanish writer (d. 1963).
  • 1889: Eduardo Abela, Cuban painter (d. 1965).
  • 1889: Trifón Gómez, Spanish politician and trade unionist (d. 1955).
  • 1890: Charles Grad, French politician, traveler and writer (b. 1842).
  • 1893: Gonzalo Vázquez Vela, Mexican politician (d. 1963).
  • 1896: Heliodoro Charis, Mexican military man (d. 1964).
  • 1896: Raymond Spruance, American admiral (d. 1969).
  • 1897: Jesse Douglas, American mathematician (d. 1965).
  • 1899: Ernst Fischer, Bohemian-Czech philosopher, politician and writer (d. 1972).
  • 1899: Ludwig Guttmann, British neurologist (d. 1980).
  • 1900: Alessandro Blasetti, Italian filmmaker (d. 1987).
  • 1900: Miguel Rostaing La Torre, Peruvian soccer player (d. 1983).
  • 1900: Francisco Sarabia, Mexican aviator (d. 1939).
  • 1901: Julio Martínez Oyanguren, Uruguayan guitarist (d. 1973).
  • 1901 – Ruth Crawford Seeger, American composer (d. 1953).
  • 1905: Clorinda Málaga de Prado, First Lady of Peru (d. 1993).
  • 1906: Jack Earle, American actor (d. 1952).
  • 1906: Alberto Lleras Camargo, Colombian journalist and politician (d. 1990).
  • 1906: George Sanders, British actor (d. 1972).
  • 1908: Héctor Croxatto, Chilean scientist (d. 2010).
  • 1913: Dorothy Kilgallen, American journalist, actress and writer (d. 1965).
  • 1914: Antonio Colino López, Spanish engineer and academic (d. 2008).
  • 1914: Joaquín A. González, Mexican tenor and sculptor (f. 1999).
  • 1914: Joan Vinyoli, Spanish poet (d. 1984).
  • 1915: Carlos García Cuervas, Argentine military man (d. 1971).
  • 1916: John Kundla, American basketball player.
  • 1917: João Saldanha, Brazilian soccer coach (d. 1990).
  • 1918: Benjamin C. Thompson, American architect (d. 2002).
  • 1919: Irajá Damiani Pinto, Brazilian paleontologist.
  • 1919: Óscar Quiñones, Peruvian painter and sculptor (d. 1987).
  • 1919: Gabriel Valdés, Chilean lawyer and politician (d. 2011).
  • 1920: Gaby, Spanish clown (d. 1995).
  • 1920: Louise Allbritton, American actress. (f. 1979).
  • 1920: Julio Oyhanarte, Argentine lawyer and politician (d. 1997).
  • 1921: Jorge Boudon, Chilean actor and comedian (d. 2007).
  • 1921: Susan Peters, American actress (d. 1952).
  • 1922: Guillaume Cornelis van Beverloo, Belgian painter (d. 2010).
  • 1922: Gastón Pons Muzzo, Peruvian chemist (f. 2004).
  • 1922: Howie Schultz, American basketball player (d. 2009).
  • 1924: Amalia Aguilar, Cuban actress.
  • 1924: S. R. Nathan, Singaporean politician.
  • 1924: Ángel Tavira, Mexican composer and violinist (d. 2008).
  • 1925: Néffer Kröger, Uruguayan musicologist and concert performer (f. 1996).
  • 1925: José Vento Ruiz, Spanish painter (d. 2005).
  • 1926: Vladimir Bogomolov, Soviet writer (d. 2003).
  • 1927: Juan Antonio Flores Santana, Dominican Archbishop (d. 2014).
  • 1927: Balivada Kantha Rao, Telugu writer (d. 2000).
  • 1927: Tim O’Connor, American actor (d. 2018).
  • 1927: Ken Russell, British filmmaker (d. 2011).
  • 1928: Rafael Santa Cruz, Peruvian bullfighter (d. 1991).
  • 1929: Pedro Iturralde, Spanish saxophonist
  • 1930: Kinji Fukasaku, Japanese filmmaker (d. 2003).
  • 1930: Carlos Kleiber, German conductor and musician (d. 2004).
  • 1930: Eloy Ybáñez Bueno, Spanish diplomat.
  • 1931: Luciano Comaschi, Italian footballer.
  • 1932: Richard Mellon Scaife, American businessman (d. 2014)
  • 1934: Ricardo Barrios Arrechea, Argentine doctor and politician.
  • 1935: Harrison Schmitt, American astronaut and politician.
  • 1935: Cheo Feliciano, Puerto Rican composer and singer (d. 2014).
  • 1935: José Antonio Morales Erlich, Salvadoran politician.
  • 1936: Luis Aranda, Argentine actor (d. 2012).
  • 1936: Jerónimo Saavedra, Spanish politician.
  • 1937: Tom Stoppard, British playwright of Czech origin.
  • 1938: Horacio Aguirre, Argentine composer (d. 1992).
  • 1938: Sjaak Swart, Dutch footballer.
  • 1939: Brigitte Fassbaender, German conductor and soprano.
  • 1939: László Kovács, Hungarian politician.
  • 1939: Angelo Benedicto Sormani, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1940: Lamar Alexander, American politician.
  • 1940: Fontella Bass, American singer-songwriter (d. 2012).
  • 1940: Jerzy Buzek, Polish politician.
  • 1940: Peer Raben, German composer (d. 2007).
  • 1940: César Tovar, Venezuelan baseball player (d. 1994).
  • 1941: João Alves Filho, Brazilian politician.
  • 1941: Liamine Zéroual, Argentine military and politician.
  • 1942: Didar Sandhu, Hindu musician (d. 1991).
  • 1942: Paco Stanley, Mexican television host (d. 1999).
  • 1943: Susana Alexander, Mexican actress.
  • 1943: Kurtwood Smith, American actor.
  • 1944: Silvio Caiozzi, Chilean filmmaker.
  • 1944: Michel Polnareff, French musician.
  • 1945: Miguel Cestau, Spanish pelotari.
  • 1945: Gualberto García, Spanish musician.
  • 1945: Michael Martin, Baron Martin of Springburn, British politician.
  • 1945: Saharon Shelah, Israeli mathematician.
  • 1946: Alberto Breccia Guzzo, Uruguayan politician.
  • 1946: John Klemmer, American saxophonist and composer.
  • 1946: Leszek Miller, Polish politician.
  • 1946: Carlos Alberto Riccelli, Brazilian actor and filmmaker.
  • 1946: Bolo Yeung, Hong Kong actor.
  • 1947: Dave Barry, American writer.
  • 1947: Betty Buckley, American actress.
  • 1947: Rob Rensenbrink, Dutch footballer.
  • 1947: Ernesto Bondy Reyes, Honduran writer.
  • 1948: Luis Martínez Noval, Spanish politician.
  • 1948: Ken Mangroelal, Surinamese writer.
  • 1949: Ignacio Almada Bay, Mexican historian.
  • 1949: Rodolfo Codina, Chilean admiral.
  • 1949: Masato Harada, Japanese actor and filmmaker.
  • 1949: Luz Salgado, Peruvian politician.
  • 1949: Jan Smithers, American actress.
  • 1949: Bo Xilai, Chinese politician.
  • 1950: James Hahn, American politician.
  • 1951: Jean-Claude Duvalier, Haitian dictator and genocide.
  • 1952: María Cardinal, Mexican actress.
  • 1952: Andy Fraser, British singer, songwriter and bassist, of the band John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers (d. 2015).
  • 1952: Rohinton Mistry, Indian writer.
  • 1952: Hugo Moraga, Chilean musician.
  • 1953: Pep Munné, Spanish actor.
  • 1954: John Jaakke, Dutch sports manager.
  • 1954: Susana Rotker, Venezuelan writer and journalist (d. 2000).
  • 1955: Bruce Altman, American actor.
  • 1955: Walter Veltroni, Italian politician.
  • 1956: Min Aung Hlaing, Burmese military, leader of Burma since 2021.
  • 1957: Laura Branigan, American singer (f. 2004).
  • 1957: Miguel del Sel, Argentine humorist and politician.
  • 1958: Ángel Acebes, Spanish politician.
  • 1958: Agustín Cuesta, Spanish basketball player.
  • 1958: Juan Antonio Larrañaga, Spanish footballer.
  • 1958: Rick Sánchez, Cuban-American television presenter.
  • 1958: Aaron Tippin, American singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer.
  • 1959: José Baselga, Spanish doctor.
  • 1959: Semilla Bucciarelli, Argentine bassist, of the band Patricio Rey y sus Redonditos de Ricota.
  • 1959: Ian Maxtone-Graham, American screenwriter and producer.
  • 1959: Andrés Albo Márquez, Mexican politician.
  • 1959: Stephen Pearcy, American singer, of the band Ratt.
  • 1959: David Shore, Canadian writer and producer.
  • 1960: Vince Clarke, singer, songwriter and British keyboardist, of the band Depeche Mode.
  • 1960: Jorge Coke Contreras, Chilean soccer player.
  • 1960: Josu Erkoreka, Spanish politician.
  • 1960: Perrine Pelen, French skier.
  • 1960: Ricardo Perdomo, Uruguayan soccer player and coach.
  • 1961: José Antonio Sobrino, Spanish physicist.
  • 1962: Tom Cruise, American actor.
  • 1962: Thomas Gibson, American actor.
  • 1963: Tracey Emin, British painter and photographer.
  • 1964: Mario Pergolini, Argentine radio and television host and producer.
  • 1964: Tom Curren, American surfer.
  • 1964: Yeardley Smith, American voice actress, singer and producer.
  • 1964: Joanne Harris, British writer.
  • 1965: Tommy Flanagan, Scottish actor.
  • 1965: Shinya Hashimoto, Japanese wrestler (d. 2005).
  • 1965: Connie Nielsen, Danish actress.
  • 1966: Guillermo Castellanos, Argentine pilot.
  • 1966: Moisés Alou, Dominican baseball player.
  • 1966: Pablo Domínguez Prieto, Spanish priest and theologian (d. 2009).
  • 1966: Daniel Plaza, Spanish athlete.
  • 1967: Vladan Alanović, Croatian basketball player.
  • 1967: Henry Ariel López Báez, Uruguayan footballer.
  • 1967: David Macpherson, Australian tennis player.
  • 1968: Ramush Haradinaj, Kosovar politician and military man.
  • 1968: José Manuel Villegas, Spanish politician.
  • 1969: Gedeon Burkhard, German actor.
  • 1970: Serhiy Honchar, Ukrainian cyclist.
  • 1970: David Plaza, Spanish cyclist.
  • 1970: Teemu Selänne, Finnish ice hockey player.
  • 1970: Shawnee Smith, American actress.
  • 1971: Claudia Acuña, Chilean singer.
  • 1971: Julian Assange, spokesman and editor of the WikiLeaks website.
  • 1973: Jorge Andrés Martínez Boero, motorcycle racer (f. 2012).
  • 1973: Aquiles Machado, Venezuelan tenor.
  • 1973: Mimi Miyagi, Filipino porn actress.
  • 1973: Ólafur Stefánsson, Icelandic handball player.
  • 1973: Fyodor Tuvin, Russian footballer (d. 2013).
  • 1973: Patrick Wilson, American actor and singer.
  • 1974: Jamie Feick, American basketball player.
  • 1974: Kenneth Jonassen, Danish badminton player.
  • 1974: Susana Córdoba, Spanish actress.
  • 1975: Jane Allsop, Australian actress.
  • 1975: José Miguel Foncea, Chilean drummer, of the Lucybell band.
  • 1975: Johnny Swinger, American wrestler.
  • 1975: Jessy Terrero, American filmmaker.
  • 1976: Andrea Barber, American actress.
  • 1976: Wanderlei Silva, Brazilian martial artist.
  • 1976: Hiroki Tsurumoto, Japanese composer.
  • 1978: Pablo Galdo, Spanish pianist.
  • 1978: Kim Kirchen, Luxembourg cyclist.
  • 1978: Jesse Leach, American musician, of the band Killswitch Engage.
  • 1978: Mizuki Noguchi, Japanese athlete.
  • 1979: Berta Collado, Spanish presenter and reporter.
  • 1979: Sotirios Kyrgiakos, Greek footballer.
  • 1979: Ludivine Sagnier, French actress.
  • 1979: Desi Slava, Bulgarian singer and actress.
  • 1980: Jenny Jones, British skier.
  • 1980: Olivia Munn, American actress.
  • 1980: Bostjan Nachbar, Slovenian basketball player.
  • 1980: Roland Schoeman, South African swimmer.
  • 1980: Jorge Suquet, Spanish actor.
  • 1980: Keiji Suzuki, Japanese judoka.
  • 1981: Brandon Jay McLaren, Canadian actor.
  • 1982: Takashi Yoshida, Japanese fighter.
  • 1983: Edder Pérez, Venezuelan soccer player.
  • 1983: Paty Sirvent, Mexican singer, of the Jeans band.
  • 1983: Edinson Vólquez, Dominican baseball player.
  • 1984: Michael Agazzi, Italian footballer.
  • 1984: Churandy Martina, Dutch athlete from Curaçao.
  • 1984: Nicolas Roche, Irish cyclist.
  • 1984: Corey Sevier, Canadian actor and producer.
  • 1984: Fernando Vega, Spanish footballer.
  • 1985: Yulianna Avdeeva, Russian pianist.
  • 1985: Tom De Sutter, Belgian footballer.
  • 1986: Valeri Borchin, Russian athlete.
  • 1986: Sascha Dum, German footballer.
  • 1986: Marquinho (Marco Antônio de Mattos Filho), Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1986: Oscar Ustari, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1986: Ola Toivonen, Swedish footballer.
  • 1987: Rodolfo Cota, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1987: Guido Milan, Argentine footballer.
  • 1987: Sebastian Vettel, German Formula 1 driver.
  • 1988: Thomas Heurtaux, French footballer.
  • 1988: Winston Reid, New Zealand-Danish footballer.
  • 1988: James Troisi, Australian footballer.
  • 1989: Iván Bolado, Equatorial Guinean footballer.
  • 1989: Elle King, singer, songwriter and American actress.
  • 1990: Fabio Aru, Italian cyclist.
  • 1990: Carly Lauren, American model.
  • 1990: Lucas Mendes, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1991: Diego de Buen, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1991: Anastasía Pavliuchénkova, Russian tennis player.
  • 1991: Cassandra Sánchez-Navarro, theater, film and television actress.
  • 1992: Nathalia Ramos, Spanish-American actress and singer.
  • 1992: Molly Sandén, Swedish singer.
  • 1994: Chris Jones, American football player.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Katrina

July 3 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 283: Anatolius of Laodicea, Bishop of Laodicea (n. S III).
  • 458: Patriarch Anatolius of Constantinople.
  • 683: Leo II, Italian Pope.
  • 1118: Raimundo Gayrard, nobleman and French saint.
  • 1503: Pierre d’Aubusson, French nobleman and cardinal (b.1423).
  • 1528: Floriano Ferramola, Italian painter (b.1480).
  • 1543: Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo, Portuguese sailor and explorer (b.1500).
  • 1642: Maria de Medici, French monarch (b. 1575).
  • 1672: Francis Willughby, British ornithologist (b.1635).
  • 1726: Galeazzo Marescotti, Italian cardinal (b.1627).
  • 1749: William Jones, Welsh mathematician (b.1675).
  • 1778: Anna Maria Mozart, mother of the Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (b. 1720).
  • 1782: Esteban Terreros, Spanish philologist (b.1707).
  • 1788: François Jacquier, French mathematician (b. 1711).
  • 1790: Jean-Baptiste Romé de l’Isle, French minerologist (b. 1736).
  • 1792: Ferdinand of Brunswick, Prussian Marshal (b. 1721).
  • 1795: Antonio de Ulloa, soldier, explorer and Spanish astronomer (b. 1716).
  • 1799: Pedro García de la Huerta, priest and historian of Spanish art (b. 1748).
  • 1831: John Hayes, British sailor and explorer (b. 1768).
  • 1832: Manuel Mier y Terán, Mexican military man (b. 1789).
  • 1858: Aleksandr Ivanov, Russian painter (b.1806).
  • 1863: Little Raven, American tribal leader (b. 1810).
  • 1863 – Alexander Henry Rhind, Scottish lawyer, historian, geologist and archaeologist.
  • 1867: Domingo Elías, Peruvian politician and president (b.1805).
  • 1874: Franz Bendel, Bohemian composer and pianist (b. 1833).
  • 1874: Vicente del Castillo, Argentine politician (b. 1807).
  • 1882: Benjamin Nottingham Webster, British playwright and actor (b. 1797).
  • 1884: Candelario Obeso, Colombian writer (b. 1849).
  • 1898: Francisco de Cárdenas Espejo, Spanish politician (b. 1817).
  • 1898: Juan Bautista Lazaga Garay, Spanish sailor and military man (b. 1845).
  • 1898: Fernando Villaamil, Spanish sailor (b. 1845).
  • 1899: Matías Ovalle, Chilean politician (b. 1822).
  • 1904: Theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist (b. 1860).
  • 1904: Theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist and playwright (b. 1860).
  • 1904: Édouard Beaupré, Canadian giant and strongman (b. 1881).
  • 1906: Ambroise Baudry, French architect (b.1838).
  • 1908: Joaquina Cabrera, Guatemalan woman, mother of the dictator Manuel Estrada Cabrera (b. 1836).
  • 1908: Joel Chandler Harris, American journalist and writer (b. 1845).
  • 1908: Nikolai Ignatiev, Russian politician (b. 1832).
  • 1911: Salvador Calderón y Arana, Spanish geologist, botanist and zoologist (b. 1851).
  • 1916 – Hetty Green, American banker (b.1834).
  • 1918: Mehmed V, Ottoman Sultan (b.1844).
  • 1918 – Wilhelm Reinhardt, German military man and aviator (b. 1891).
  • 1918: Benjamin R. Tillman, American politician (b. 1847).
  • 1921 – James Mitchell, American pitcher (b.1864).
  • 1928: Emilio R. Coni, Argentine physician (b. 1855).
  • 1929: Aristeo Pedroza, Mexican priest.
  • 1933: Jacinto Álvarez, Argentine politician (b. 1857).
  • 1933: Hipólito Yrigoyen, Argentine politician, president between 1916 and 1922, and between 1928 and 1930 (b. 1852).
  • 1934: Antoon Jozef Witteryck, Belgian publisher (b.1865).
  • 1934: Henry Vladimir of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Dutch aristocrat (b. 1876).
  • 1935: André Citroën, French engineer (b.1878).
  • 1939: José Elguero, Mexican writer and journalist (b. 1885).
  • 1939: Juan José Gárate, Spanish painter (b. 1870).
  • 1941: Guillermo Ascanio, Spanish military man (b.1907).
  • 1943: Francisco A. Cárdenas, Mexican politician (b. 1879).
  • 1944 – Arthur Henry Reginald Buller, Anglo-Canadian botanist and mycologist (b. 1874).
  • 1946: Francesc Ferriol i Carreras, Spanish architect (b. 1871).
  • 1948: Taliaferro Clark, American physician, creator of the Tuskegee experiment (b. 1867).
  • 1953: Gaston Rebry, Belgian cyclist (b.1905).
  • 1957: Adolfo Dolf Luque, Cuban baseball player (b.1890).
  • 1958: Juan Max Boettner, Paraguayan doctor (b. 1889).
  • 1960: Noël Bas, French gymnast (b. 1877).
  • 1963: Francisco Moreno Zuleta, Spanish politician (b. 1880).
  • 1966: Deems Taylor, American composer (b. 1885).
  • 1969: Raúl Benito Castillo, Argentine politician (b.1912).
  • 1969: Brian Jones, British musician, founder and first guitarist of the band The Rolling Stones (b. 1942).
  • 1969: Joaquín Planell Riera, Spanish military and politician (b. 1891).
  • 1971: Joaquín Meade, Mexican historian (b. 1896).
  • 1971: Jim Morrison, American singer, of the band The Doors (b. 1943).
  • 1972: Jack Whittingham, British screenwriter and playwright (b. 1910).
  • 1973: Karel Ančerl, Czech conductor and musician (b.1908).
  • 1973: Laurens Hammond, American inventor (b.1895).
  • 1974: Rafael Garza Gutiérrez, Mexican soccer player (b.1902).
  • 1978: James Daly, American actor (b.1918).
  • 1978: Fernando López Arias, Mexican politician (b.1905).
  • 1978: Leopold Rother, German architect (b. 1894).
  • 1978: Eduardo Yepes, Uruguayan sculptor (b.1910).
  • 1979: Louis Durey, French composer (b. 1888).
  • 1980: Rafael Galván, Mexican politician (b.1919).
  • 1981: Ross Martin, Polish-American actor (b.1920).
  • 1981: Antonio Modesto Quirasco, Mexican politician (b.1904).
  • 1982: Ricardo Joaquín Durand, Argentine politician (b.1916).
  • 1982: Vittorio Mosele, Italian footballer and coach (b.1912).
  • 1985: Rodolfo José Ghioldi, Argentine politician (b. 1897).
  • 1985: Nelson Leigh, American actor (b.1905).
  • 1986: Rudy Vallée, American saxophonist and singer (b.1901).
  • 1987: Enrique Castells Capurro, Uruguayan painter and sculptor (b. 1913).
  • 1987: Viola Dana, American actress (b. 1897).
  • 1988: Agustín Segura, Spanish painter (b.1900).
  • 1989: Francisco R. Almada, Mexican politician and researcher (b. 1896).
  • 1989: Jim Backus, American actor (b.1913).
  • 1990: Max Bulla, Austrian cyclist (b.1905).
  • 1990: José Castillo Tielemans, Mexican politician (b.1911).
  • 1991: Domingo Tarasconi, Argentine soccer player (b.1903).
  • 1992: Arnold Belkin, Mexican artist (b.1930).
  • 1993: Curly Joe DeRita, American actor and comedian (b.1909).
  • 1993: Jorge Carpio Nicolle, Guatemalan politician (b.1932).
  • 1994: Lew Hoad, Australian tennis player (b.1934).
  • 1995: Charley Eckman, American basketball referee and coach (b.1921).
  • 1995: Pancho Gonzales, American tennis player (b.1928).
  • 1996: Juan Arnoldo Smitmans López, Chilean politician (b.1912).
  • 1997: Eduardo Blanco Fernández, Spanish politician (b. 1897).
  • 1997: Amado Carrillo Fuentes, Mexican drug trafficker (b. 1956).
  • 1998: Liudas Jakavičius, Lithuanian musician and theater entrepreneur (b.1910).
  • 1999: Mark Sandman, American singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer (b.1952).
  • 2000: Enric Miralles, Spanish architect (b. 1955).
  • 2001: Mordecai Richler, Canadian filmmaker and writer (b.1931).
  • 2004: Alberto Barajas Celis, Mexican mathematician and physicist (b.1913).
  • 2004: Andrián Nikoláyev, military and Soviet astronaut (b. 1929).
  • 2005: Xavier Fabra, French motorcycle racer (b.1960).
  • 2005: Alberto Lattuada, Italian filmmaker (b.1914).
  • 2005: Pierre Michelot, French bassist (b.1928).
  • 2005: Gaylord Nelson, American politician (b.1916).
  • 2006: José Pedro Díaz, Uruguayan essayist, teacher and narrator (b.1921).
  • 2006: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, American soprano (b.1954).
  • 2006: Luis García Pardo, Uruguayan architect (b.1910).
  • 2006: Benjamin Hendrickson, American actor (b.1950).
  • 2006: Ismail Shammout, Palestinian painter (b.1930).
  • 2007: Claude Pompidou, French First Lady (b.1912).
  • 2007: Paolo Salvatore, Italian singer (b.1940).
  • 2008: Larry Harmon, American clown (b.1925).
  • 2009: Jorge Enrique Adoum, Ecuadorian poet (b.1926).
  • 2009: María Asunción Català Poch, Spanish mathematician and astronomer (b. 1925).
  • 2009: John Keel, American journalist and writer (b.1930).
  • 2010: Carlo Aymonino, Italian architect and historian (b.1926).
  • 2010: Herbert Erhardt, German footballer (b.1930).
  • 2011: Fernando José Areán, Argentine footballer and coach (b.1942).
  • 2011: Marzenka Novak, Argentine actress, singer and writer (b.1946).
  • 2012: Adolfo Álvarez, Argentine military aviator (b.1919).
  • 2012: Andy Griffith, American actor and singer (b.1926).
  • 2012: Sergio Pininfarina, Italian car designer (b.1926).
  • 2013: Roman Bengez, Slovenian footballer (b. 1964).
  • 2013: Maria Pasquinelli, Italian fascist professor, known for assassinating British General Robert W. De Winton in 1947 (b.1913).
  • 2013: Radu Vasile, Romanian politician (b.1942).
  • 2013: Snoo Wilson, British playwright and screenwriter (b. 1948).
  • 2014: Volkmar Gross, German footballer (b.1948).
  • 2014: Rafael Martínez-Simancas, Spanish journalist and writer (b.1961).
  • 2015: Diana Douglas, Bermudian-American actress (b.1923).
  • 2015: Boyd K. Packer, American religious leader (b.1924).
  • 2016: Noel Neill, American actress (b.1920).
  • 2017: José Luis Cuevas, Mexican painter and illustrator (b.1934).
  • 2020: Earl Cameron, British actor (b.1917).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Sakkanan Norkaew

July 3 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • International Day free of plastic bags.
  • Argentina:
    • Announcer’s Day (Announcer’s Day).
    • Bioengineer’s Day.
  • Belarus:
    • Independence Day.
  • USA:
    • Virgin Islands of the United States: Emancipation Day.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

July 3 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Anatolius of Laodicea
  • Saint Anatolius of Constantinople
  • San Dato of Ravenna
  • Saint Philip Phan Van Minh
  • Saint Geldunio (abbot)
  • Saint Heliodorus of Altino
  • Saint Irenaeus of Chiusi
  • Saint Joseph Nguyen Dình Uyên
  • Saint Leo II (pope)
  • Saint Mark of Messia
  • Saint Memnon of Bizia
  • Saint Mucian of Messia
  • Saint Mustiola of Chiusi
  • Saint Raymond Gayrard
  • Saint Thomas (apostle)
  • Blessed Maria Ana Mogas Fontcuberta

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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Prediction your zodiac sign with Dorian / Image Credit: p2722754

July 2 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

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