So you want to have a drink but you aren't sure why? Here are some GREAT reasons to call your friends over and have a party.
July 3rd - holidays
  • Christian Feast Day Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Emancipation Day (United States Virgin Islands) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Independence Day, celebrates the liberation of Minsk from Nazi occupation by Soviet troops in 1944. (Belarus) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • The start of the Dog Days according to The Old Farmer's Almanac but not according to established meaning in most European cultures. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
July 3rd - events
  • 2006 - Valencia metro accident leaves 43 dead in Valencia, Spain. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2006 - Asteroid 2004 XP14 flies within 432,308 kilometres (268,624 mi) of Earth. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2001 - A Vladivostok Avia Tupolev Tu-154 jetliner crashes on approach to landing at Irkutsk, Russia killing 145 people. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1996 - Stone of Scone is returned to Scotland. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1994 - The deadliest day in Texas traffic history, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Forty-six people are killed in crashes. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1988 - United States Navy warship USS Vincennes shoots down Iran Air Flight 655 over the Persian Gulf, killing all 290 people aboard. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1988 - The Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, providing the second connection between the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosporus. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - U.S. President Ronald Reagan presides over the relighting of the renovated Statue of Liberty. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - First mention in the New York Times of a disease that would later be called AIDS Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - U.S. President Jimmy Carter signs the first directive for secret aid to the opponents of the pro-Soviet regime in Kabul. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - The Senegalese Republican Movement is founded. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - A British Dan-Air De Havilland Comet chartered jetliner crashes into mountains north of Barcelona, Spain killing 113 people. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - The Troubles: the "Falls Curfew" begins in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - The biggest explosion in the history of rocketry occurs when the Soviet N-1 rocket explodes and subsequently destroys its launchpad. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - The Algerian War of Independence against the French ends. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - The Constitution of Puerto Rico is approved by the Congress of the United States. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - The SS United States sets sail on her maiden voyage to Southampton. During the voyage, the ship takes the Blue Riband away from the RMS Queen Mary. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - World War II: Minsk is liberated from Nazi control by Soviet troops during Operation Bagration. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - World War II: the French fleet of the Atlantic based at Mers el Kébir, is bombarded by the British fleet, coming from Gibraltar, causing the loss of three battleships: Dunkerque, Provence and Bretagne. One thousand two hundred sailors perish. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - World speed record for a steam railway locomotive is set in England, by the Mallard, which reaches a speed of 126 miles per hour (203 km/h). Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates the Eternal Light Peace Memorial and lights the eternal flame at Gettysburg Battlefield. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1913 - Confederate veterans at the Great Reunion of 1913 reenact Pickett's Charge; upon reaching the high-water mark of the Confederacy they are met by the outstretched hands of friendship from Union survivors. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1898 - Spanish-American War: The Spanish fleet, led by Pascual Cervera y Topete, is destroyed by the U.S. Navy in Santiago, Cuba. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1890 - Idaho is admitted as the 43rd U.S. state. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1886 - Karl Benz officially unveils the Benz Patent Motorwagen – the first purpose-built automobile. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1886 - The New York Tribune becomes the first newspaper to use a linotype machine, eliminating typesetting by hand. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1884 - Dow Jones and Company publishes its first stock average. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1866 - Austro-Prussian War is decided at the Battle of Königgratz, resulting in Prussia taking over as the prominent German nation from Austria. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1863 - American Civil War: The final day of the Battle of Gettysburg culminates with Pickett's Charge. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1852 - Congress establishes the United States' 2nd mint in San Francisco, California. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1849 - The French enter Rome in order to restore Pope Pius IX to power. This would prove a major obstacle to Italian unification. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1848 - Slaves are freed in the Danish West Indies (now U.S. Virgin Islands) by Peter von Scholten in the culmination of a year-long plot by enslaved Africans. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1844 - The last pair of Great Auks is killed. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1839 - The first state normal school in the United States, the forerunner to today's Framingham State College, opens in Lexington, Massachusetts with 3 students. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1819 - The Bank of Savings in New York City, the first savings bank in the United States, opens. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1778 - American Revolutionary War: British forces kill 360 people in the Wyoming Valley massacre. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1775 - American Revolutionary War: George Washington takes command of the Continental Army at Cambridge, Massachusetts. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1767 - Pitcairn Island is discovered by Midshipman Robert Pitcairn on an expeditionary voyage commanded by Philip Carteret. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1767 - Norway's oldest newspaper still in print, Adresseavisen, is founded and the first edition is published. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1754 - French and Indian War: George Washington surrenders Fort Necessity to French forces. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1608 - Québec City is founded by Samuel de Champlain. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 987 - Hugh Capet is crowned King of France, the first of the Capetian dynasty that would rule France till the French Revolution in . Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 324 - Battle of Adrianople Constantine I defeats Licinius, who flees to Byzantium. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
July 3rd - births
  • 1988 - Winston Reid, New Zealand - Danish Football Player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1987 - Sebastian Vettel, German racing driver Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - Greg Paulus, American basketball and football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - Minami Keisuke, Japanese singer and actor. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Syed Rasel, Bangladeshi cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Corey Sevier, Canadian actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Manny Lawson, American Football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Nicolas Roche, Irish cyclist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1983 - Steph Jones, American singer and model Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Kanika, Indian actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Justin Torkildsen, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Roland Mark Schoeman, South African swimmer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Kevin Boyle, American basketballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Trae, American rapper from Houston, Texas Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Bostjan Nachbar, Slovenian basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Harbhajan Singh, Indian cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Olivia Munn, American television hostess Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Melisa Young, American Rapper ("Kid Sister") Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Ludivine Sagnier, French actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - David Bacani, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Mizuki Noguchi, Japanese long-distance runner Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - David Bowens, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Andrea Barber, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Wade Belak, Canadian ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Henry Olonga, Zimbabwean cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Wanderlei Silva, Brazilian mixed martial artist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Bobby Skinstad, Springbok Rugby player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Johnny Terris, Canadian actor and director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Patrick Wilson, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Emma Cunniffe, British actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Ólafur Stefánsson, Icelandic handball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Warren Furman, British television personality Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Teemu Selänne, Finnish ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Shawnee Smith, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Serhiy Honchar, Ukrainian cyclist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Kevin Hearn, Canadian musician (Barenaked Ladies) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Aku Louhimies, Finnish film director and screenwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Brian Cashman, American major league baseball executive Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Spiros Marangos, Greek footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Robin Burgener, Canadian programmer, inventor of 20Q Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Moisés Alou, Dominican baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Shinya Hashimoto, Japanese wrestler (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Connie Nielsen, Danish actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Joanne Harris, British author Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Yeardley Smith, French-born American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Tom Cruise, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Hunter Tylo, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Thomas Gibson, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Hugh Page, former South African cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Pedro Romeiras, Portuguese dancer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Tim Smith, English musician (Cardiacs) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Vince Clarke, British songwriter (Depeche Mode, Yazoo, and Erasure) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - Julie Burchill, British journalist and author Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - David Shore, Canadian-born writer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - Stephen Pearcy, American singer (Ratt) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Matthew Fraser, Canadian-British journalist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Siân Lloyd, Welsh weather presenter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Aaron Tippin, American singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Charlie Higson, English author and actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1957 - Laura Branigan, American singer (d. 2004) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1957 - Ken Ober, American game show host (d. 2009) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1956 - Montel Williams, American talk show host Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1956 - Don Vito, American Viva La Bam castmember Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Sanma Akashiya, Japanese television performer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Amit Kumar, Indian singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Richard Hadlee, New Zealand cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Jean-Claude Duvalier, Haitian politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - James Hahn, American politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Ewen Chatfield, New Zealand cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Jan Smithers, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Johnnie Wilder, Jr., American singer (Heatwave) (d. 2006) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Tarmo Koivisto, Finnish comics artist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Dave Barry, American humorist and author Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Betty Buckley, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Anthony "Top" Topham, English musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Johnny Lee, American country-and-western singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Leszek Miller, Prime Minister of Poland Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - Michael Cole, American TV actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Michel Polnareff, French singer and songwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - Kurtwood Smith, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - Judith Durham, Australian singer and songwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - Eddy Mitchell, French singer and actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - Paco Stanley, Mexican TV personality (d. 1999) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - César Tovar, Venezuelan baseball player (d. 1994) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Lamar Alexander, American politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Jerzy Buzek, Prime Minister of Poland Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Fontella Bass, American soul singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1939 - László Kovács, Hungarian politician and diplomat Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1939 - Brigitte Fassbaender, German mezzo-soprano Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Bolo Yeung, Hong Kong actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1937 - Tom Stoppard, Czech-born, British playwright Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1936 - Baard Owe, Norwegian-born Danish actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Harrison Schmitt, American astronaut and politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1933 - Edward Brandt, American doctor and public health official (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - Richard Mellon Scaife, American newspaper publisher Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1931 - Frits Helmuth, Danish actor (d. 2004) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1930 - Carlos Kleiber, Austrian conductor (d. 2004) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1930 - Tommy Tedesco, American musician (d. 1997) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1930 - Pete Fountain, American clarinetist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1927 - Ken Russell, British director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1924 - S. R. Nathan, 6th president of Singapore Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1922 - Guillaume Cornelis van Beverloo, Belgian painter, called Corneille (d. 2010) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1921 - Susan Peters, American actress (d. 1952) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1920 - Paul O'Dea, American baseball player (d. 1978) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1918 - S. V. Ranga Rao, South Indian actor (Telugu Cinema Actor) (d. 1974) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1917 - Joăo Saldanha, Brazilian journalist and football manager (d. 1990) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1916 - John Kundla, American college and professional basketball coach Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1913 - Dorothy Kilgallen, American columnist (d. 1965) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1910 - Fritz Kasparek, Austrian mountaineer (d. 1954) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1908 - M. F. K. Fisher, American writer (d. 1992) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1908 - Robert B. Meyner, American politician (d. 1990) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1906 - George Sanders, British actor (d. 1972) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1906 - Jack Earle, American actor and sideshow performer (d. 1952) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1903 - Ace Bailey, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1992) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1900 - Alessandro Blasetti, Italian film director (d. 1987) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1888 - Ramón Gómez de la Serna, Spanish writer (d. 1963) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1886 - Raymond A. Spruance, American Navy admiral (d. 1969) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1883 - Franz Kafka, Czech-German writer (d. 1924) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1880 - Carl Schuricht, Polish-born German conductor (d. 1967) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1879 - Alfred Korzybski, Polish linguist (d. 1950) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1878 - George M. Cohan, American actor, director, singer and dancer (d. 1942) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1875 - Ferdinand Sauerbruch, German surgeon (d. 1951) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1870 - Richard Bedford Bennett, 11th Prime Minister of Canada (d. 1947) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1866 - Albert Gottschalk, Danish painter (d. 1907) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1854 - Leoš Janá?ek, Czech composer (d. 1928) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1851 - Charles Bannerman, Australian cricketer (d. 1930) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1743 - Sophia Magdalena of Denmark, queen consort of Sweden (d. 1813) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1738 - John Singleton Copley, American painter (d. 1815) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1728 - Robert Adam, Scottish architect (d. 1792) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1685 - Sir Robert Rich, 4th Baronet, British cavalry officer (d. 1768) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1683 - Edward Young, English poet (d. 1765) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1676 - Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Prussian field marshal (d. 1747) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1530 - Claude Fauchet, French historian (d. 1601) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1442 - Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado of Japan (d. 1500) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1423 - King Louis XI of France (d. 1483) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook

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