THIS DAY IN HISTORY 03/07


THIS DAY IN HISTORY 03/07
JULY 3RD

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1890 – King Leopold II gives Congo to Belgium

1962 – Algerian Revolution against French ends (Algeria gains ind on 7/5)

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

2013 – Egypt’s president, Mohammed Morsi, is deposed by the military with Adly Mansour appointed interim president

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1883 – Franz Kafka, Czech, author (Metamorphosis, Trial, Amerika)

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1937 – Tom Stoppard, Zlin Czech, playwright (Rosencrantz & Guildenstern-1968 Tony)

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1962 – Tom Cruise, Syracuse, actor (Risky Business, Jerry MaGuire, Rainman)

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1971 – Julian Assange, Queensland, Australia, Wikileaks founder

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