Historical Events In August - 03
Friday, 07 August 2020
1974 On August - 03 almira Sessions, actress (Okla Annie), dies at 85
1975 On August - 03 500 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 On this day in history ezzedin Kalak, Palestinian PLO representative in Paris, murdered
1979 Renato Fasano, composer, dies at 76 on August - 03.
1981 Robert Peci, Italian brother of Red Brigade leader, murdered on August - 03.
1983 Carolyn Jones, actress (Morticia-Addams Family), dies at 54 of cancer on August - 03.
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 On August - 03 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 this day in history 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 August - 03.
1993 James Donald, actor (In Which We Serve, Way Ahead), dies at 76 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history guido Alberti, literary patron/businessman, dies at 87
2007 On this day in history 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 On August - 03 united Nations General Assembly c reproaches The United Nations Security Council over its lack of action in Syria
2013 9 children are killed by a suicide bombing in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on this day in history.
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 this day in history ludian earthquake in China killing 729 people
2017 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is elected for his second term as President on August - 03.
2017 Footballer Neymar signs 5-year deal with club Paris Saint-Germain in a $263 million world-record transfer from Barcelona on this day in history.
2017 Massachusetts woman Michelle Carter sentenced to 2 1/2 years for urging her boyfriend to commit suicide on August - 03.
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.