Historical Events In August - 03
Monday, 03 August 2020
1925 Last US troops leave Nicaragua (there since 1912) on this day in history.
1925 William Bruce, cricketer (drowns 14 Tests for Australia 1885-95), dies on this day in history.
1926 The birth of Tony Bennett, American singer on this day in history.
1926 On August - 03 traffic lights installed on Piccadilly Circus
1926 On this day in history tony Bennett, Queens NY, singer (Left a body part in SF)
1927 Enrique Pinella, composer on this day in history.
1928 Ray Barbuti saves US team from defeat in Amsterdam Olympics track events by winning 400 m (47.8 sec) on this day in history.
1928 CĂ©cile Aubry, French actress on August - 03.
1929 Bethel Leslie, NYC, entertainer (Capt Newman MD, Rabbit Trap) on August - 03.
1930 2nd time in 1930, Chuck Klein of Phillies hits in 26 straight games on this day in history.
1930 James Komack, NYC, writer/director/actor (Courtship of Eddie's Father) on this day in history.
1931 On this day in history alex Cord, [Viespi], NYC, actor (Brotherhood, Fire, Street Asylum)
1932 Elsa Martinelli, Grosseto Italy, actress (Indian Fighter) on this day in history.
1933 On August - 03 yanks are shut out for 1st time after 308 games (since Aug 2, 1931)
1933 On August - 03 pat Crawford, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1956)
1933 Arthur Collins, singer/comedian (Peerless Quartet), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1934 Three days of anti-Jewish rioting in Constantine, Algeria leave 23 Jews killed and 35 wounded. The pogroms are traced to Radio-Berlin and Radio-Stuttgart Nazi broadcasts on August - 03.
1934 On August - 03 carl F baron von Langen-Parow, German equestrian (Olympic-gold-1928)
1936 SS Calyx, built at Eems, Germany in 1929 and renamed in 1936, she sank at the entrance to Ipswich dock. Declared a total loss and later broken up at Ipswich on this day in history.
1936 The U.S. State Department urges Americans living in Spain to leave because of the Spanish civil war on August - 03.
1938 On this day in history alexander Malyschkin, writer, dies
1939 On this day in history jean Genets "Ondine," premieres in Paris
1939 On August - 03 eugust Enna, composer, dies at 80
1940 Lithuanian is accepted into the USSR on August - 03.
1940 The birth of Martin Sheen, American actor on August - 03.
1940 On this day in history german occupiers forbid ritual slaughters & English & French movies
1940 Willard Hershberger, catcher (Cin Reds), commits suicide on August - 03.
1941 On this day in history benzine sales limited in US
1943 A private in an army hospital in Sicily is slapped by U.S. General George S. Patton, who accused the soldier of cowardice. Patton later apologized for the incident, at the request of General Dwight D. Eisenhower on August - 03.
1943 Gen Patton slaps a US GI in the hospital accusing him of cowardice on August - 03.
1944 Allied troops conquer Myitkyina Burma on August - 03.
1944 Felix Nussbaum, German painter (Widerstandskunst), dies in Auschwitz on August - 03.
1946 Belgian govt of Huysmans, forms on this day in history.
1948 Cleveland's Satchel Paige make his 1st start & goes 7 innings on August - 03.