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Events of July 3rd:
July 3rd is the 184th day of the year (185th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 181 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about July 3rd, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on July 3rd:
1883 Franz Kafka (author)
1927 Ken Russell (film director)
1937 Sir Tom Stoppard (playwright)
1943 Kurtwood Smith (actor)
1956 Montel Williams (talk show host, actor)
1957 Poly Styrene (singer - X-Ray Spex)
1958 Siân Lloyd (weather presenter, TV presenter)
1959 Julie Burchill (author, journalist)
1960 Vince Clarke (singer, songwriter, musician, music producer - Depeche Mode, Yazoo, The Assembly, Erasure)
1962 Tom Cruise (actor)
1963 Tracey Emin (artist)
1964 Yeardley Smith (voice artist, actress)
1971 Julian Assange (publisher, journalist, computer programmer, activist - Wikileaks)
July 3rd in History:
1767 Pitcairn Island discovered.
1819 The first savings bank in the United States, the Bank of Savings, opens in New York City.
1844 The last pair of Great Auks are killed.
1852 Second US Mint established by Congress in San Francisco.
1863 Third and last day of the Battle of Gettysburg.
1884 Dow Jones publishes its first stock average.
1890 Idaho admitted as 43rd US state.
1979 US President Jimmy Carter signs a directive ordering secret aid to anti-Communist rebels in Afghanistan.
1996 Stone of Scone returned to Scotland.
2005 Same sex marriage becomes legal in Spain.
July 3rd is also:
Feast of Saint Thomas the Apostle (Catholicism)
People born on July 3rd are Cancer
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