Historical Events In August - 03
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
1974 Almira Sessions, actress (Okla Annie), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1975 500 drown when 2 river boats collide & sink in China's West River on August - 03.
1975 On this day in history louisiana Superdome is dedicated
1975 On this day in history ruth Lee, actress (Middleton Family at 1939 World's Fair), dies at 79
1977 Radio Shack announces TRS-80 computer. Within weeks thousands were ordered on August - 03.
1977 Alfred Lunt, actor (Guardsman, Sally of Sawdust), dies at 83 on August - 03.
1978 Ezzedin Kalak, Palestinian PLO representative in Paris, murdered on August - 03.
1979 On this day in history renato Fasano, composer, dies at 76
1981 Robert Peci, Italian brother of Red Brigade leader, murdered on August - 03.
1983 On this day in history carolyn Jones, actress (Morticia-Addams Family), dies at 54 of cancer
1984 On this day in history 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 Lawrence Delisle drives his 4 kids into river on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history radio Kuwait goes off the air, due to the Iraqi invasion
1990 On this day in history uS announces commitment of Naval forces to Gulf regions
1990 On August - 03 florida Edwards, dies of pneumonia at 79
1991 Pan Am games open in Havana on this day in history.
1992 Wang Hongwen, vice-President Chinese Comm Party (1973-76), dies on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history james Donald, actor (In Which We Serve, Way Ahead), dies at 76
1994 Carel van Dillen, resistance fighter, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1995 Carl Donnell "Kansas" Fields, drummer, dies at 79 on August - 03.
1996 Guido Alberti, literary patron/businessman, dies at 87 on this day in history.
2007 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 on August - 03.
2012 United Nations General Assembly c reproaches The United Nations Security Council over its lack of action in Syria on August - 03.
2013 On this day in history 9 children are killed by a suicide bombing in Jalalabad, Afghanistan
2014 On this day in history 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
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 this day in history rapper Kidd Creole arrested and charged for stabbing to death a homeless man in New York City
2019 A mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, United States, leaves 22 people dead and 24 others injured on August - 03.