Historical Events In September - 03
Sunday, 15 December 2019
1971 Percy Holmes, cricketer (Yorks opener, 7 Tests for Eng 1921-32), dies on September - 03.
1975 On this day in history chartered 707 crashes in Atlas Mts of Morocco, 188 die
1976 On September - 03 the unmanned NASA spacecraft Viking Two makes a successful Mars landing to begin its mission of sending color photos back to Earth.
1976 On September - 03 the US spacecraft Viking 2 successfully lands on Mars
1978 On September - 03 crew of Soyuz 31 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 29
1978 On this day in history pope John Paul I officially installed as 264th supreme pontiff
1979 Hurricane David, a strong Atlantic storm kills over 1,000 on this day in history.
1980 Barbara O'Neil, actress (Tower of London, Stella Dallas) on September - 03.
1981 On September - 03 david Brinkley ends 38 years with NBC News as anchor and commentator, only to jump ship to rival network ABC.
1982 Della Chiesa, Italian general/mafia fighter, murdered on September - 03.
1984 28 year old Chicagoan wins $40 million in Illinois state lottery on September - 03.
1984 On this day in history arthur Schwartz, producer (Inside USA with Chevrolet), dies at 83
1985 On this day in history 20th Space Shuttle Mission (51-I)-Discovery 6-returns to Earth
1985 Joe Jones, drummer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1987 On September - 03 morton Feldman, US composer, dies at 61
1988 On September - 03 heidi Ittermann was born!
1989 A Cuban jetliner crashes shortly after takeoff in Havana, killing 152 people on September - 03.
1990 On September - 03 a Florida dentist dies of AIDS after allegedly infecting five of his patients with the AIDS virus.
1990 David Acer, Florida dentist, dies of AIDs after infecting 5 patients on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history frank Capra, director (It's a Wonderful Life), dies at 94
1992 Johannes van Capel, oldest man in Netherlands (Born 4/22/1884), dies on September - 03.
1993 On September - 03 leon Liebgold, Pol/US actor/chairman (Hebrew Actors Union), dies at 83
1994 On September - 03 china and Russia agree to a non-aggression pact.
1994 On this day in history billy Wright, English soccer player (World Champion 1950), dies at 70
2005 William Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States, dies on this day in history.
2006 On this day in history andre Agassi retires after his final tennis match against Benjamin Becker in the U.S. Open.
2006 On this day in history spain wins the 2006 FIBA World Championship.
2007 British troops withdraw from the Basra region of Iraq on this day in history.
2012 3 people are killed and 19 wounded by a car bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan on this day in history.
2013 15 militants are killed by an Egyptian Army helicopter in Sinai Peninsula on September - 03.
2017 Californian governor Jerry Brown issues state of emergency due to La Tuna brush fire near Los Angeles on this day in history.
2017 On September - 03 1.4 ton WWII bomb defused in Frankfurt, Germany with 60,000 people evacuated, the largest postwar
2017 North Korea conducts its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history argentine President Mauricio Macri announces new austerity measures including closing half of all government ministries in televised address