Historical Events In August - 03
Friday, 14 August 2020
1948 On August - 03 albert F Pollard, Brit historian (Evolution of parliament), dies at 78
1949 On August - 03 the National Basketball Association was formed.
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 William H Jackson, ends term as deputy director of CIA on this day in history.
1951 Neville Tufnell, cricket wicket keeper (Test for England 1910), dies on this day in history.
1952 15th Olympic games close in Helsinki Finland on this day in history.
1953 On August - 03 frank Blair becomes news anchor of Today Show
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 On August - 03 colette, [Willy], France, novelist (Vagabonde), dies at 81
1955 On August - 03 automobile Association of America ends support of auto racing
1955 On this day in history hurricane Connie begins pounding US for 11 days
1956 On this day in history willie Williams of the US sets 100 meter record at 10.1
1956 On this day in history willie Williams of US sets 100 meter record at 10.1
1957 British offensive against imam Galeb Ben Ali of Oman on August - 03.
1957 On this day in history "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 On August - 03 uSS Nautilus begins 1st crossing of Arctic Ocean under icecap
1959 On August - 03 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 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 Beatles final performance at the Cavern Club in Liverpool on August - 03.
1963 On this day in history great Train Robbery in Britain
1964 Flannery O'Connor, writer (Good Man is Hard to Find), dies at 39 on August - 03.
1966 On August - 03 lenny Bruce, comedian, dies of a morphine overdose at 39
1968 On August - 03 constantine Rokossovski, vice-premier of Poland (1952-56), dies at 71
1970 First submerged launching of Poseidon nuclear missile off Cape Kennedy on August - 03.
1970 On August - 03 hurricane "Celia" becomes most expensive Gulf storm in history
1970 On August - 03 mairiam Hargrave of Yorkshire, passes her driving test on 40th try
1971 Paul McCartney announces the formation of his group Wings on August - 03.
1973 On this day in history flash fire kills 51 at amusement park. (Isle of Man, UK)
1973 Ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje/It Hippie), dies at 84 on this day in history.