Friday 03 July 2020


Sunrise 05:58
Sunset in 21:12

Sunrise 05:59
Sunset in 21:11

Difference :
-2 minutes less

Full moon :
05/07 06:45

New moon :
20/07 19:33

18 jours depuis la dernière lune

Es passierte an einem 03 July

1940 : Operation Catapult

On July 3, 1940, the British launched Operation Catapult and destroyed the French fleet at Mers-el-Kebir in Algeria.
The British had asked the French fleet to join them, to disarm or be scuttled. Since the Vichy government refused to comply, British forces had to attack the French ships so that they would not be used by the Germans.

1962 : Proclamation of Independence of Algeria

On July 3, 1962, two days after a referendum with an almost unanimity, the president of the French Republic, Charles De Gaulle, proclaimed the independence of Algeria.

1970 : Plane crashes near Barcelona

On July 3, 1970, a British Comet 4 turbojet , flying towards the Costa Brava in Spain, crashed near Barcelona. The 112 people aboard were killed. The cause of the accident could not be established but the Comet Turbojet had been involved in a series of accidents due to poor resistance of the fuselage.

1988 : The United States shot down a Iranian passenger plane

On 3 July ,1988, the U.S. Navy cruiser USS Vincennes mistakenly slaughtered an Iranian passenger plane carrying 290 passengers over the Strait of Hormuz. The Vincennes had taken the ascending Airbus A300B2 for an F-14A Tomcat in an attack run. The United States, after denying their error, have finally acknowledged the facts, apologized and compensated the victims' families.

Zitat des Tages : 03 July

Charles De Gaulle
I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.

Geburtstage : 03 July

Franz Kafka, Austrian-Hungarian writer (1883)
George Sanders, English actor (1906)
Susan Peters, American actress (1921)
Eddy Mitchell, French singer (1942)
Michel Polnareff, French singer (1944)
Jean-Claude Duvalier, Haitian politician (1951)
Tom Cruise, American actor (1962)
Hunter Tylo, American actress (1962)
Julian Assange, Australian Internet activist (WikiLeaks) (1971)
Ludivine Sagnier, French actress (1979)
Nicolas Roche, Irish cyclist (1984)

Sie haben uns verlassen 03 July

André Citroën, French industrialist (1935)
Brian Jones, English musician (Rolling Stones) (1969)
Jim Morrison, American musician (The Doors) (1971)
Le Van Thiem, Vietnamese mathematician (1991)
Kemal Sunal, Turkish actor (2000)

Tipp des Tages : 03 July

Clean a shammy cloth

To clean a shammy cloth, let soak for about 3 hours in a basin of water with soap and baking soda. Then, rub the stain by hand. Once clean, hang it out outside in the shade.

* Warnung

Vue mer : crédit photo Aseed