Historical Events In August - 03
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
1925 On this day in history last US troops leave Nicaragua (there since 1912)
1925 On this day in history william Bruce, cricketer (drowns 14 Tests for Australia 1885-95), dies
1926 The birth of Tony Bennett, American singer on this day in history.
1926 Traffic lights installed on Piccadilly Circus on this day in history.
1926 On this day in history tony Bennett, Queens NY, singer (Left a body part in SF)
1927 Enrique Pinella, composer on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history ray Barbuti saves US team from defeat in Amsterdam Olympics track events by winning 400 m (47.8 sec)
1928 On this day in history cécile Aubry, French actress
1929 Bethel Leslie, NYC, entertainer (Capt Newman MD, Rabbit Trap) on August - 03.
1930 On August - 03 2nd time in 1930, Chuck Klein of Phillies hits in 26 straight games
1930 On August - 03 james Komack, NYC, writer/director/actor (Courtship of Eddie's Father)
1931 Alex Cord, [Viespi], NYC, actor (Brotherhood, Fire, Street Asylum) on this day in history.
1932 Elsa Martinelli, Grosseto Italy, actress (Indian Fighter) on this day in history.
1933 Yanks are shut out for 1st time after 308 games (since Aug 2, 1931) on August - 03.
1933 On this day in history pat Crawford, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1956)
1933 Arthur Collins, singer/comedian (Peerless Quartet), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1934 Three days of anti-Jewish rioting in Constantine, Algeria leave 23 Jews killed and 35 wounded. The pogroms are traced to Radio-Berlin and Radio-Stuttgart Nazi broadcasts on this day in history.
1934 Carl F baron von Langen-Parow, German equestrian (Olympic-gold-1928) on this day in history.
1936 SS Calyx, built at Eems, Germany in 1929 and renamed in 1936, she sank at the entrance to Ipswich dock. Declared a total loss and later broken up at Ipswich on August - 03.
1936 On August - 03 the U.S. State Department urges Americans living in Spain to leave because of the Spanish civil war.
1938 Alexander Malyschkin, writer, dies on this day in history.
1939 On August - 03 jean Genets "Ondine," premieres in Paris
1939 On August - 03 eugust Enna, composer, dies at 80
1940 Lithuanian is accepted into the USSR on August - 03.
1940 On this day in history the birth of Martin Sheen, American actor
1940 German occupiers forbid ritual slaughters & English & French movies on this day in history.
1940 On August - 03 willard Hershberger, catcher (Cin Reds), commits suicide
1941 Benzine sales limited in US on this day in history.
1943 On August - 03 a private in an army hospital in Sicily is slapped by U.S. General George S. Patton, who accused the soldier of cowardice. Patton later apologized for the incident, at the request of General Dwight D. Eisenhower.
1943 Gen Patton slaps a US GI in the hospital accusing him of cowardice on August - 03.
1944 Allied troops conquer Myitkyina Burma on August - 03.
1944 Felix Nussbaum, German painter (Widerstandskunst), dies in Auschwitz on August - 03.
1946 On August - 03 belgian govt of Huysmans, forms
1948 On this day in history cleveland's Satchel Paige make his 1st start & goes 7 innings