Historical Events In August - 03
Saturday, 21 May 2022
1974 On August - 03 almira Sessions, actress (Okla Annie), dies at 85
1975 On this day in history 500 drown when 2 river boats collide & sink in China's West River
1975 Louisiana Superdome is dedicated on this day in history.
1975 Ruth Lee, actress (Middleton Family at 1939 World's Fair), dies at 79 on August - 03.
1977 On August - 03 radio Shack announces TRS-80 computer. Within weeks thousands were ordered
1977 On this day in history alfred Lunt, actor (Guardsman, Sally of Sawdust), dies at 83
1978 Ezzedin Kalak, Palestinian PLO representative in Paris, murdered on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history renato Fasano, composer, dies at 76
1981 On this day in history robert Peci, Italian brother of Red Brigade leader, murdered
1983 Carolyn Jones, actress (Morticia-Addams Family), dies at 54 of cancer on this day in history.
1984 On August - 03 365.7 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
1986 Paul [Saul] de Groot, chairman Dutch Communist party, dies at 87 on this day in history.
1989 On this day in history lawrence Delisle drives his 4 kids into river
1990 Radio Kuwait goes off the air, due to the Iraqi invasion on August - 03.
1990 US announces commitment of Naval forces to Gulf regions on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history florida Edwards, dies of pneumonia at 79
1991 On August - 03 pan Am games open in Havana
1992 On August - 03 wang Hongwen, vice-President Chinese Comm Party (1973-76), dies
1993 James Donald, actor (In Which We Serve, Way Ahead), dies at 76 on August - 03.
1994 On August - 03 carel van Dillen, resistance fighter, dies at 77
1995 Carl Donnell "Kansas" Fields, drummer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1996 Guido Alberti, literary patron/businessman, dies at 87 on August - 03.
2007 On August - 03 a strain of foot and mouth disease is found on a farm at Wanborough, near to Guildford, Surrey. Gordon Brown holds a COBRA meeting by phone on the outbreak. For more information see 2007 United Kingdom foot-and-mouth outbreak.
2012 United Nations General Assembly c reproaches The United Nations Security Council over its lack of action in Syria on August - 03.
2013 9 children are killed by a suicide bombing in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on August - 03.
2014 The Israeli Defence Force remove much of its ground forces from the Gaza Strip following the destruction of 32 tunnels built by Hamas and other militants on this day in history.
2014 On August - 03 ludian earthquake in China killing 729 people
2017 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is elected for his second term as President on this day in history.
2017 Footballer Neymar signs 5-year deal with club Paris Saint-Germain in a $263 million world-record transfer from Barcelona on August - 03.
2017 On this day in history massachusetts woman Michelle Carter sentenced to 2 1/2 years for urging her boyfriend to commit suicide
2017 On August - 03 rapper Kidd Creole arrested and charged for stabbing to death a homeless man in New York City
2019 On this day in history a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, United States, leaves 22 people dead and 24 others injured.
2021 Singer Tony Bennett celebrates his 95th birthday with Lady Gaga in the first of 2 "farewell" performances at Radio City Music Hall, NYC on August - 03.
2021 On this day in history the oil tanker Asphalt Princess is hijacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates.