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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1509  On this day in history birth of √Čtienne Dolet, French scholar (d. 1546)  

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 this day in history.  

1801  On August - 03 birth of joseph Paxton, English landscape architect (Crystal Palace)  

1808  Hamilton Fish, American politician (d. 1893) was born on this day in history.  

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  P'ang Yun, [Layman P'ang], Exemplary Zen practitioner, dies in China on August - 03.  

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 August - 03.  

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 this day in history death of guillaume du Vair, French writer (b. 1556)  

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