Historical Events on August 3, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on August 3rd This Day in History

Year Name
2019 Six hundred protesters, including opposition leader Lyubov Sobol, are arrested in an election protest in Moscow, Russia.
2019 Twenty-three people are killed and 23 injured in a shooting in El Paso, Texas.[6]
2018 Two burka-clad men kill 29 people and injure more than 80 in a suicide attack on a Shia mosque in eastern Afghanistan.
2014 A 6.1 magnitude earthquake kills at least 617 people and injures more than 2,400 in Yunnan, China.
2014 The genocide of Yazidis by ISIL begins.
2010 Widespread rioting erupts in Karachi, Pakistan, after the assassination of a local politician, leaving at least 85 dead and at least 17 billion Pakistani rupees (US$200 million) in damage.
2007 Former deputy director of the Chilean secret police Raúl Iturriaga is captured after having been on the run following a conviction for kidnapping.
2005 President of Mauritania Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya is overthrown in a military coup while attending the funeral of King Fahd in Saudi Arabia.
2004 The pedestal of the Statue of Liberty reopens after being closed since the September 11 attacks.
1997 Oued El-Had and Mezouara massacre in Algeria: A total of 116 villagers killed, 40 in Oued El-Had and 76 in Mezouara.
1997 The tallest free-standing structure in the Southern Hemisphere, Sky Tower in downtown Auckland, New Zealand, opens after two-and-a-half years of construction.
1981 Senegalese opposition parties, under the leadership of Mamadou Dia, launch the Antiimperialist Action Front – Suxxali Reew Mi.
1977 Tandy Corporation announces the TRS-80, one of the world's first mass-produced personal computers.
1975 A privately chartered Boeing 707 strikes a mountain peak and crashes near Agadir, Morocco, killing 188.
1972 The United States Senate ratifies the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.
1960 Niger gains independence from France.
1959 Portugal's state police force PIDE fires upon striking workers in Bissau, Portuguese Guinea, killing over 50 people.
1958 The world's first nuclear submarine, the USS Nautilus, becomes the first vessel to complete a submerged transit of the geographical North Pole.
1949 The Basketball Association of America and the National Basketball League finalize the merger that would create the National Basketball Association.
1948 Whittaker Chambers accuses Alger Hiss of being a communist and a spy for the Soviet Union.
1946 Santa Claus Land, the world's first themed amusement park, opens in Santa Claus, Indiana, United States.
1940 World War II: Italian forces begin the invasion of British Somaliland.
1936 Jesse Owens wins the 100 metre dash, defeating Ralph Metcalfe, at the Berlin Olympics.
1936 A fire wipes out Kursha-2 in the Meshchera Lowlands, Ryazan Oblast, Russia, killing 1,200 and leaving only 20 survivors.
1921 Major League Baseball Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis confirms the ban of the eight Chicago Black Sox, the day after they were acquitted by a Chicago court.
1914 World War I: Germany declares war against France, while Romania declares its neutrality.
1907 Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis fines Standard Oil of Indiana a record $29.4 million for illegal rebating to freight carriers; the conviction and fine are later reversed on appeal.
1903 Macedonian rebels in Kruševo proclaim the Kruševo Republic, which exists for only ten days before Ottoman Turks lay waste to the town.
1900 The Firestone Tire and Rubber Company is founded.
1859 The American Dental Association is founded in Niagara Falls, New York.
1852 Harvard University wins the first Boat Race between Yale University and Harvard. The race is also known as the first ever American intercollegiate athletic event.
1829 The Treaty of Lewistown is signed by the Shawnee and Seneca peoples, exchanging land in Ohio for land west of the Mississippi River.
1811 First ascent of Jungfrau, third highest summit in the Bernese Alps by brothers Johann Rudolf and Hieronymus Meyer.
1795 Treaty of Greenville is signed, ending the Northwest Indian War in the Ohio Country.
1778 The theatre La Scala in Milan is inaugurated with the première of Antonio Salieri's Europa riconosciuta.
1678 Robert LaSalle builds the Le Griffon, the first known ship built on the Great Lakes.
1645 Thirty Years' War: The Second Battle of Nördlingen sees French forces defeating those of the Holy Roman Empire.
1601 Long War: Austria captures Transylvania in the Battle of Goroszló.
1527 The first known letter from North America is sent by John Rut while at St. John's, Newfoundland.
1492 Christopher Columbus sets sail from Palos de la Frontera, Spain.
1342 The Siege of Algeciras commences during the Spanish Reconquista.
1057 Frederik van Lotharingen elected as first Belgian Pope Stephen IX.
1031 Olaf II of Norway is canonized as Saint Olaf by Grimketel, the English Bishop of Selsey.
908 Battle of Eisenach: An invading Hungarian force defeats an East Frankish army under Duke Burchard of Thuringia.
881 Battle of Saucourt-en-Vimeu: Louis III of France defeats the Vikings, an event celebrated in the poem Ludwigslied.
435 Deposed Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Nestorius, considered the originator of Nestorianism, is exiled by Roman Emperor Theodosius II to a monastery in Egypt.
8 Roman Empire general Tiberius defeats the Dalmatae on the river Bosna.
Famous People Born on August 3

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Year Name
1918 Eddie Jefferson, American singer-songwriter (d. 1979)
1992 Lum Rexhepi, Finnish footballer
1949 Philip Casnoff, American actor and director
1992 Gamze Bulut, Turkish runner
1964 Kevin Sumlin, American football player and coach
1918 James MacGregor Burns, American historian, political scientist, and author (d. 2014)
1984 Ryan Lochte, American swimmer
1977 Justin Lehr, American baseball player
1957 Bodo Rudwaleit, German footballer and manager
1983 Mark Reynolds, American baseball player
Famous People Deaths On August 3

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Date Name
1975 Andreas Embirikos, Greek poet and photographer (b. 1901)
979 Thietmar, margrave of Meissen
1920 Peeter Süda, Estonian organist and composer (b. 1883)
1936 Konstantin Konik, Estonian surgeon and politician, 19th Estonian Minister of Education (b. 1873)
1998 Alfred Schnittke, Russian composer and journalist (b. 1934)
1721 Grinling Gibbons, Dutch-English sculptor and woodcarver (b. 1648)
1916 Roger Casement, Irish poet and activist (b. 1864)
1867 Philipp August Böckh, German historian and scholar (b. 1785)
1942 Richard Willstätter, German-Swiss chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1872)
2014 Miangul Aurangzeb, Pakistani captain and politician, 19th Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (b. 1928)