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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1509  On August - 03 birth of √Čtienne Dolet, French scholar (d. 1546)  

1645  On this day in history birth of august Kuhnel, composer  

1692  John Henley, English clergyman (d. 1759) was born on this day in history.  

1748  On this day in history birth of carl Ludwig Junker, composer  

1770  On August - 03 birth of frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840)  

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

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

1811  Elisha Graves Otis, inventor (safe elevator) was born on August - 03.  

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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 this day in history.  

1387  Olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies on August - 03.  

1460  On this day in history death of king James II of Scotland (b. 1430)  

1527  On this day in history death of scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal  

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

1546  On August - 03 death of antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (b. 1484)  

1604  Death of Bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander on this day in history.  

1621  On this day in history death of guillaume du Vair, French writer (b. 1556)  

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