Historical Events In August - 03
Saturday, 21 May 2022
1948 Albert F Pollard, Brit historian (Evolution of parliament), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1949 The National Basketball Association was formed on this day in history.
1949 Republic Indonesia proclaims cease fire on this day in history.
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 On this day in history william H Jackson, ends term as deputy director of CIA
1951 Neville Tufnell, cricket wicket keeper (Test for England 1910), dies on August - 03.
1952 15th Olympic games close in Helsinki Finland on this day in history.
1953 Frank Blair becomes news anchor of Today Show on this day in history.
1954 On this day in history first VTOL (Vertical Take-off & Land) airplane flown
1954 1st VTOL (Vertical Take-off & Land) flown on this day in history.
1954 On August - 03 colette, [Willy], France, novelist (Vagabonde), dies at 81
1955 Automobile Association of America ends support of auto racing on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1958 USS Nautilus begins 1st crossing of Arctic Ocean under icecap on August - 03.
1959 On August - 03 27th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Memorial Coliseum, LA
1960 Niger gains independence from France on August - 03.
1962 29th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 42, All-Stars 20 (65,000) on this day in history.
1963 Allan Sherman releases hit "Hello Mudda, Hello Fadda" on August - 03.
1963 On August - 03 beatles final performance at the Cavern Club in Liverpool
1963 On August - 03 great Train Robbery in Britain
1964 On this day in history flannery O'Connor, writer (Good Man is Hard to Find), dies at 39
1966 Lenny Bruce, comedian, dies of a morphine overdose at 39 on August - 03.
1968 On this day in history constantine Rokossovski, vice-premier of Poland (1952-56), dies at 71
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 August - 03.
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 Ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje/It Hippie), dies at 84 on this day in history.