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 This day in History - August 3
373 Historic Events for August 3
1970

Christopher Hampton's "Philanthropist," premieres in London

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1970

4 day NFL strike ends

Event
1971

Paul McCartney announces formation of his group Wings

Event
1971

Moira C Dunn, Utica NY, LPGA golfer (1995 SAFECO Classic-6th)

Birth
1972

Alain Bolduc, Montreal Quebec, yachter (Olympics-96)

Birth
1972

Jeff Nygaard, Madison Wisc, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96)

Birth
1972

Travis Hall, defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)

Birth
1972

John Lilley, Wakefield Mass, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994)

Birth
1972

British premier Heath proclaims emergency crisis due to harbor strike

Event
1972

Sandis Ozolinsh, Riga Lat, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche)

Birth
1972

Chozen-ji/Intl Zen Dojo founded by Omori Sogen Roshi, in Hawaii

Event
1973

Ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje/It Hippie), dies at 84

Death
1973

Flash fire kills 51 at amusement park (Isle of Man, UK)

Event
1973

National People's party wins Dutch Antilles National elections

Event
1973

Kari Litton, Pontotoc Miss, Miss America (Mississippi-Top 10-1997)

Birth
1973

Kurt Grote, US, 100m/200m breaststroke (Olympics-6th-96)

Birth
1974

Blaine Wilson, Columbus Ohio, gymnast (Olympics-5th-96)

Birth
1974

Jenny Beck, actress (Claire Carroll-Guns and Paradise)

Birth
1974

Almira Sessions, actress (Okla Annie), dies at 85

Death
1974

"Words and Music" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 127 perfs

Event
1974

"Little Night Music" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 601 perfs

Event
1974

Guitarist Jeff Baxter quits Steely Dan and joins Doobie Brothers

Event
1975

Susie Berning wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open

Event
1975

Ruth Lee, actress (Middleton Family at 1939 World's Fair), dies at 79

Death
1975

Trevor Pryce, NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)

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