Historical Events In August - 03
Thursday, 22 April 2021
1974 On August - 03 almira Sessions, actress (Okla Annie), dies at 85
1975 On this day in history 500 drown when 2 river boats collide & sink in China's West River
1975 Louisiana Superdome is dedicated on August - 03.
1975 Ruth Lee, actress (Middleton Family at 1939 World's Fair), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1977 Radio Shack announces TRS-80 computer. Within weeks thousands were ordered on this day in history.
1977 Alfred Lunt, actor (Guardsman, Sally of Sawdust), dies at 83 on this day in history.
1978 Ezzedin Kalak, Palestinian PLO representative in Paris, murdered on this day in history.
1979 On August - 03 renato Fasano, composer, dies at 76
1981 Robert Peci, Italian brother of Red Brigade leader, murdered on this day in history.
1983 On this day in history carolyn Jones, actress (Morticia-Addams Family), dies at 54 of cancer
1984 365.7 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange on this day in history.
1986 Paul [Saul] de Groot, chairman Dutch Communist party, dies at 87 on August - 03.
1989 On August - 03 lawrence Delisle drives his 4 kids into river
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 this day in history florida Edwards, dies of pneumonia at 79
1991 Pan Am games open in Havana on August - 03.
1992 Wang Hongwen, vice-President Chinese Comm Party (1973-76), dies on this day in history.
1993 On August - 03 james Donald, actor (In Which We Serve, Way Ahead), dies at 76
1994 On this day in history carel van Dillen, resistance fighter, dies at 77
1995 On this day in history carl Donnell "Kansas" Fields, drummer, dies at 79
1996 On August - 03 guido Alberti, literary patron/businessman, dies at 87
2007 On August - 03 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 United Nations General Assembly c reproaches The United Nations Security Council over its lack of action in Syria on August - 03.
2013 9 children are killed by a suicide bombing in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on this day in history.
2014 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 on August - 03.
2014 Ludian earthquake in China killing 729 people on this day in history.
2017 On August - 03 iranian President Hassan Rouhani is elected for his second term as President
2017 On August - 03 footballer Neymar signs 5-year deal with club Paris Saint-Germain in a $263 million world-record transfer from Barcelona
2017 On August - 03 massachusetts woman Michelle Carter sentenced to 2 1/2 years for urging her boyfriend to commit suicide
2017 Rapper Kidd Creole arrested and charged for stabbing to death a homeless man in New York City on August - 03.
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.