On This Day: August 03rd
This is 216th day of the year and 150 days remain in the year.
The National Basketball Association was formed.
The nuclear-powered submarmine Nautilus became the first vessel to cross the North Pole underwater.
U.S. air traffic controllers went on strike.
The Iran-Contra hearings ended.
A 22-cent stamp honoring author William Faulkner was issued. Its first-day cancellation was held in Oxford, Miss., where Faulkner had served as postmaster from 1921 until his resignation in 1924 following accusations of negligence.
August 03 BirthdaysTony Bennett(Anthony Dominick Benedetto) 1926–, Jazz Singer, born in Queens, New York.
P. D. Jamesmystery novelist