July 3 in History
987July 3, 987:
Hugh Capet becomes the King of France.
1608July 3, 1608:
The French geographer and soldier, Samuel de Champlain founds Quebec City in modern-day Canada.
1630July 3, 1630:
The German parliament is opened by Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor.
1885July 3, 1885:
The American science fiction film, “Back to the Future”, directed by Robert Zemeckis, premieres.
1944July 3, 1944:
"Double Indemnity" premieres in Baltimore, Maryland.
1974July 3, 1974:
CBS premieres “The Tony Orlando & Dawn” television show.
1975July 3, 1975: The lead vocalist of the American rock group ‘Three Dog Night's’, Chuck Negron, is arrested before their first concert of the 1975 tour in his hotel room and charged with possession of cocaine.
1995July 3, 1995:
The American singer and multi-instrumentalist, D'Angelo issues his first studio album titled “Brown Sugar”.
1997July 3, 1997:
ABC Television Network premieres “Andy Williams Show".
2009July 3, 2009:
The Paris court pronounces Algerian musician, Cheb Mami guilty for a number of crimes and is sentenced to 5 years imprisonment.