August 3 | On this Day

Year Description Category
2008 Russian novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn died. Death day
1991 Egyptian politician Ali Sabri died. Death day
1984 American swimmer Ryan Lochte was born. Birthday
1980 The closing ceremony of Games of the XXII Olympiad, or 1980 Summer olympics was held in Moscow.
1979 Swedish economist Bertil Ohlin died. Death day
1979 Chess grandmaster from Algeria, Aimen Rizouk was born. Birthday
1979 Chess grandmaster from Russia, Andrey Rychagov was born. Birthday
1975 Alia Royal Jordanian (JY-AEE) aircraft incident at Tamri, Morocco, killed 188 people. Man-Made Disaster
1969 Aeroflot Flight H-826 aircraft incident at Preobrazhenka, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukrainian SSR, USSR, killed 55 people. Man-Made Disaster
1966 30 people died in William Booth Memorial Home fire at Melbourne, Australia. Man-Made Disaster
1964 Thai politician Abhisit Vejjajiva was born. Birthday
1964 Astronaut from United States, Joan Higginbotham was born. Birthday
1961 Chess grandmaster from Spain, Felix Izeta Txabarri was born. Birthday
1960 Independence Day of Niger. National Holiday
1959 Japanese chemist Koichi Tanaka was born. Birthday
1952 The closing ceremony of Games of the XV Olympiad, or 1952 Summer olympics was held in Helsinki.
1951 Astronaut from Germany, Hans Schlegel was born. Birthday
1950 Colombian politician Ernesto Samper Pizano was born. Birthday
1948 French politician Jean-Pierre Raffarin was born. Birthday
1942 German chemist Richard Willst├Ątter died. Death day
1937 Spanish tennis player Andres Gimeno was born. Birthday
1936 Around 1200 people died because of Kursha-2 Fire in Soviet Union. This is one of the deadliest wildfires. Natural Disaster
1935 Astronaut from Soviet Union, Georgy Shonin was born. Birthday
1929 German-born American inventor Emile Berliner died. Death day
1913 American inventor Josephine Cochrane died. Death day
1907 Brazilian politician Ernesto Geisel was born. Birthday
1903 Tunisian politician Habib Bourguiba was born. Birthday
1903 Turkish politician Fahri Koruturk was born. Birthday
1867 British politician Stanley Baldwin was born. Birthday
1860 Scottish inventor William Kennedy Laurie Dickson was born. Birthday
1856 Australian politician Alfred Deakin was born. Birthday
1811 American industrialist Elisha Otis was born. Birthday
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