Historical Events In August - 03
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
1925 Last US troops leave Nicaragua (there since 1912) on August - 03.
1925 William Bruce, cricketer (drowns 14 Tests for Australia 1885-95), dies on this day in history.
1926 On this day in history the birth of Tony Bennett, American singer
1926 Traffic lights installed on Piccadilly Circus on August - 03.
1926 Tony Bennett, Queens NY, singer (Left a body part in SF) on this day in history.
1927 On August - 03 enrique Pinella, composer
1928 Ray Barbuti saves US team from defeat in Amsterdam Olympics track events by winning 400 m (47.8 sec) on August - 03.
1928 Cécile Aubry, French actress on August - 03.
1929 Bethel Leslie, NYC, entertainer (Capt Newman MD, Rabbit Trap) on August - 03.
1930 2nd time in 1930, Chuck Klein of Phillies hits in 26 straight games on August - 03.
1930 On this day in history james Komack, NYC, writer/director/actor (Courtship of Eddie's Father)
1931 On this day in history alex Cord, [Viespi], NYC, actor (Brotherhood, Fire, Street Asylum)
1932 On this day in history elsa Martinelli, Grosseto Italy, actress (Indian Fighter)
1933 On August - 03 yanks are shut out for 1st time after 308 games (since Aug 2, 1931)
1933 On August - 03 pat Crawford, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1956)
1933 Arthur Collins, singer/comedian (Peerless Quartet), dies at 69 on August - 03.
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 August - 03.
1934 Carl F baron von Langen-Parow, German equestrian (Olympic-gold-1928) on August - 03.
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 this day in history.
1936 The U.S. State Department urges Americans living in Spain to leave because of the Spanish civil war on August - 03.
1938 Alexander Malyschkin, writer, dies on this day in history.
1939 Jean Genets "Ondine," premieres in Paris on August - 03.
1939 On this day in history eugust Enna, composer, dies at 80
1940 On this day in history lithuanian is accepted into the USSR
1940 On this day in history the birth of Martin Sheen, American actor
1940 German occupiers forbid ritual slaughters & English & French movies on August - 03.
1940 Willard Hershberger, catcher (Cin Reds), commits suicide on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history benzine sales limited in US
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 On this day in history gen Patton slaps a US GI in the hospital accusing him of cowardice
1944 Allied troops conquer Myitkyina Burma on August - 03.
1944 Felix Nussbaum, German painter (Widerstandskunst), dies in Auschwitz on this day in history.
1946 Belgian govt of Huysmans, forms on August - 03.
1948 Cleveland's Satchel Paige make his 1st start & goes 7 innings on August - 03.