Historical Events In August - 03
Monday, 28 September 2020
1948 On August - 03 albert F Pollard, Brit historian (Evolution of parliament), dies at 78
1949 On this day in history the National Basketball Association was formed.
1949 Republic Indonesia proclaims cease fire on August - 03.
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 this day in history.
1953 On August - 03 frank Blair becomes news anchor of Today Show
1954 First VTOL (Vertical Take-off & Land) airplane flown on this day in history.
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 August - 03 automobile Association of America ends support of auto racing
1955 Hurricane Connie begins pounding US for 11 days on this day in history.
1956 On this day in history willie Williams of the US sets 100 meter record at 10.1
1956 On August - 03 willie Williams of US sets 100 meter record at 10.1
1957 On this day in history british offensive against imam Galeb Ben Ali of Oman
1957 On August - 03 "Black Jack" Bouvier, father of Jacqueline Kennedy, dies of cancer
1958 The USS Nautilus (the first nuclear submarine) passes under the North Pole on August - 03.
1958 On this day in history uSS Nautilus begins 1st crossing of Arctic Ocean under icecap
1959 27th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Memorial Coliseum, LA on this day in history.
1960 Niger gains independence from France on this day in history.
1962 29th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 42, All-Stars 20 (65,000) on August - 03.
1963 On this day in history allan Sherman releases hit "Hello Mudda, Hello Fadda"
1963 On August - 03 beatles final performance at the Cavern Club in Liverpool
1963 On August - 03 great Train Robbery in Britain
1964 Flannery O'Connor, writer (Good Man is Hard to Find), dies at 39 on this day in history.
1966 On August - 03 lenny Bruce, comedian, dies of a morphine overdose at 39
1968 On this day in history constantine Rokossovski, vice-premier of Poland (1952-56), dies at 71
1970 First submerged launching of Poseidon nuclear missile off Cape Kennedy on August - 03.
1970 On this day in history hurricane "Celia" becomes most expensive Gulf storm in history
1970 On this day in history mairiam Hargrave of Yorkshire, passes her driving test on 40th try
1971 Paul McCartney announces the formation of his group Wings on this day in history.
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