July 3 in history

July 3, 2009

On July 3:

1608 Quebec City  was founded.

1884 the Dow Jones published its first stock average.

1937 Tom Stoppard , Czech born British playwright was born.


1963 a DC-3 crashed in the Kaimai Ranges killing all 23 people on board. This is still New Zealand’s worst internal civil aviation accident.

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