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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1509  √Čtienne Dolet, French scholar (d. 1546) was born on this day in history.  

1645  On August - 03 birth of august Kuhnel, composer  

1692  John Henley, English clergyman (d. 1759) was born on August - 03.  

1748  On August - 03 birth of carl Ludwig Junker, composer  

1770  Frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840) was born on August - 03.  

1801  On this day in history birth of joseph Paxton, English landscape architect (Crystal Palace)  

1808  On August - 03 birth of hamilton Fish, American politician (d. 1893)  

1811  On August - 03 birth of elisha Graves Otis, inventor (safe elevator)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 03

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0808  On this day in history p'ang Yun, [Layman P'ang], Exemplary Zen practitioner, dies in China  

1387  Olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies on this day in history.  

1460  Death of King James II of Scotland (b. 1430) on this day in history.  

1527  On August - 03 death of scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal  

1530  Philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies on August - 03.  

1546  Death of Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (b. 1484) on August - 03.  

1604  On this day in history death of bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander  

1621  On August - 03 death of guillaume du Vair, French writer (b. 1556)  

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