Historical Events In August - 03
Friday, 03 July 2020
1948 On this day in history albert F Pollard, Brit historian (Evolution of parliament), dies at 78
1949 On August - 03 the National Basketball Association was formed.
1949 On this day in history republic Indonesia proclaims cease fire
1950 On August - 03 elements of Marine Corps Observation Squadron, VMO-6, equipped with HO3S helicopters and OY observation planes, began operations in Korea
1951 William H Jackson, ends term as deputy director of CIA on August - 03.
1951 Neville Tufnell, cricket wicket keeper (Test for England 1910), dies on August - 03.
1952 On this day in history 15th Olympic games close in Helsinki Finland
1953 Frank Blair becomes news anchor of Today Show on this day in history.
1954 First VTOL (Vertical Take-off & Land) airplane flown on this day in history.
1954 On this day in history 1st VTOL (Vertical Take-off & Land) flown
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 August - 03.
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 On August - 03 british offensive against imam Galeb Ben Ali of Oman
1957 "Black Jack" Bouvier, father of Jacqueline Kennedy, dies of cancer on August - 03.
1958 The USS Nautilus (the first nuclear submarine) passes under the North Pole on August - 03.
1958 On August - 03 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 August - 03.
1960 Niger gains independence from France on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history 29th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 42, All-Stars 20 (65,000)
1963 On August - 03 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 this day in history.
1964 On August - 03 flannery O'Connor, writer (Good Man is Hard to Find), dies at 39
1966 On August - 03 lenny Bruce, comedian, dies of a morphine overdose at 39
1968 Constantine Rokossovski, vice-premier of Poland (1952-56), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1970 First submerged launching of Poseidon nuclear missile off Cape Kennedy on August - 03.
1970 Hurricane "Celia" becomes most expensive Gulf storm in history on this day 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 August - 03.
1973 Flash fire kills 51 at amusement park. (Isle of Man, UK) on this day in history.
1973 On this day in history ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje/It Hippie), dies at 84