Historical Events In September - 03
Saturday, 17 August 2019
1971 Percy Holmes, cricketer (Yorks opener, 7 Tests for Eng 1921-32), dies on September - 03.
1975 Chartered 707 crashes in Atlas Mts of Morocco, 188 die on this day in history.
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 The US spacecraft Viking 2 successfully lands on Mars on this day in history.
1978 Crew of Soyuz 31 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 29 on September - 03.
1978 On September - 03 pope John Paul I officially installed as 264th supreme pontiff
1979 On September - 03 hurricane David, a strong Atlantic storm kills over 1,000
1980 Barbara O'Neil, actress (Tower of London, Stella Dallas) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1984 On September - 03 28 year old Chicagoan wins $40 million in Illinois state lottery
1984 On September - 03 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 On September - 03 joe Jones, drummer, dies at 73
1987 Morton Feldman, US composer, dies at 61 on September - 03.
1988 Heidi Ittermann was born! on this day in history.
1989 On September - 03 a Cuban jetliner crashes shortly after takeoff in Havana, killing 152 people.
1990 A Florida dentist dies of AIDS after allegedly infecting five of his patients with the AIDS virus on September - 03.
1990 David Acer, Florida dentist, dies of AIDs after infecting 5 patients on this day in history.
1991 Frank Capra, director (It's a Wonderful Life), dies at 94 on this day in history.
1992 On September - 03 johannes van Capel, oldest man in Netherlands (Born 4/22/1884), dies
1993 On September - 03 leon Liebgold, Pol/US actor/chairman (Hebrew Actors Union), dies at 83
1994 China and Russia agree to a non-aggression pact on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history billy Wright, English soccer player (World Champion 1950), dies at 70
2005 On this day in history william Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States, dies.
2006 Andre Agassi retires after his final tennis match against Benjamin Becker in the U.S. Open on September - 03.
2006 On September - 03 spain wins the 2006 FIBA World Championship.
2007 On September - 03 british troops withdraw from the Basra region of Iraq.
2012 On September - 03 3 people are killed and 19 wounded by a car bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan
2013 15 militants are killed by an Egyptian Army helicopter in Sinai Peninsula on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history californian governor Jerry Brown issues state of emergency due to La Tuna brush fire near Los Angeles
2017 On September - 03 1.4 ton WWII bomb defused in Frankfurt, Germany with 60,000 people evacuated, the largest postwar
2017 On September - 03 north Korea conducts its sixth and most powerful nuclear test.
2018 Argentine President Mauricio Macri announces new austerity measures including closing half of all government ministries in televised address on September - 03.