Historical Events In August - 03
Thursday, 15 April 2021
1948 On this day in history albert F Pollard, Brit historian (Evolution of parliament), dies at 78
1949 The National Basketball Association was formed on this day in history.
1949 On August - 03 republic Indonesia proclaims cease fire
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 On August - 03 william H Jackson, ends term as deputy director of CIA
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 On August - 03 frank Blair becomes news anchor of Today Show
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 Colette, [Willy], France, novelist (Vagabonde), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1955 Automobile Association of America ends support of auto racing on August - 03.
1955 On August - 03 hurricane Connie begins pounding US for 11 days
1956 Willie Williams of the US sets 100 meter record at 10.1 on August - 03.
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 this day in history.
1957 On this day in history "Black Jack" Bouvier, father of Jacqueline Kennedy, dies of cancer
1958 On August - 03 the USS Nautilus (the first nuclear submarine) passes under the North Pole.
1958 USS Nautilus begins 1st crossing of Arctic Ocean under icecap on August - 03.
1959 On this day in history 27th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Memorial Coliseum, LA
1960 Niger gains independence from France on August - 03.
1962 On August - 03 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 this day in history.
1963 On August - 03 great Train Robbery in Britain
1964 Flannery O'Connor, writer (Good Man is Hard to Find), dies at 39 on August - 03.
1966 Lenny Bruce, comedian, dies of a morphine overdose at 39 on this day in history.
1968 On August - 03 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 Hurricane "Celia" becomes most expensive Gulf storm in history on August - 03.
1970 On August - 03 mairiam Hargrave of Yorkshire, passes her driving test on 40th try
1971 On August - 03 paul McCartney announces the formation of his group Wings
1973 Flash fire kills 51 at amusement park. (Isle of Man, UK) on August - 03.
1973 On August - 03 ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje/It Hippie), dies at 84