Historical Events In August - 03
Friday, 14 May 2021
1948 Albert F Pollard, Brit historian (Evolution of parliament), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1949 On August - 03 the National Basketball Association was formed.
1949 Republic Indonesia proclaims cease fire on this day in history.
1950 Elements of Marine Corps Observation Squadron, VMO-6, equipped with HO3S helicopters and OY observation planes, began operations in Korea on August - 03.
1951 William H Jackson, ends term as deputy director of CIA on August - 03.
1951 On August - 03 neville Tufnell, cricket wicket keeper (Test for England 1910), dies
1952 15th Olympic games close in Helsinki Finland on August - 03.
1953 Frank Blair becomes news anchor of Today Show on this day in history.
1954 First VTOL (Vertical Take-off & Land) airplane flown on August - 03.
1954 1st VTOL (Vertical Take-off & Land) flown on this day in history.
1954 Colette, [Willy], France, novelist (Vagabonde), dies at 81 on August - 03.
1955 On this day in history automobile Association of America ends support of auto racing
1955 On this day in history hurricane Connie begins pounding US for 11 days
1956 Willie Williams of the US sets 100 meter record at 10.1 on this day in history.
1956 Willie Williams of US sets 100 meter record at 10.1 on this day in history.
1957 British offensive against imam Galeb Ben Ali of Oman on August - 03.
1957 "Black Jack" Bouvier, father of Jacqueline Kennedy, dies of cancer on this day in history.
1958 The USS Nautilus (the first nuclear submarine) passes under the North Pole on this day in history.
1958 USS Nautilus begins 1st crossing of Arctic Ocean under icecap on this day in history.
1959 On this day in history 27th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Memorial Coliseum, LA
1960 On this day in history niger gains independence from France
1962 On August - 03 29th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 42, All-Stars 20 (65,000)
1963 On this day in history allan Sherman releases hit "Hello Mudda, Hello Fadda"
1963 Beatles final performance at the Cavern Club in Liverpool on August - 03.
1963 Great Train Robbery in Britain on August - 03.
1964 Flannery O'Connor, writer (Good Man is Hard to Find), dies at 39 on August - 03.
1966 On this day in history lenny Bruce, comedian, dies of a morphine overdose at 39
1968 Constantine Rokossovski, vice-premier of Poland (1952-56), dies at 71 on August - 03.
1970 On this day in history first submerged launching of Poseidon nuclear missile off Cape Kennedy
1970 On August - 03 hurricane "Celia" becomes most expensive Gulf storm in history
1970 Mairiam Hargrave of Yorkshire, passes her driving test on 40th try on this day in history.
1971 On August - 03 paul McCartney announces the formation of his group Wings
1973 On this day in history flash fire kills 51 at amusement park. (Isle of Man, UK)
1973 On August - 03 ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje/It Hippie), dies at 84