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 This day in History - August 3
373 Historic Events for August 3
1975

Ndukwe Kalu, defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles)

Birth
1975

500 drown when 2 river boats collide and sink in China's West River

Event
1975

Louisiana Superdome is dedicated

Event
1975

Poland and West germany reach accord about returning ethnic Germans

Event
1976

Sarybel Velila, Miss Universe-Puerto Rico (1996)

Birth
1976

Troy Glaus, Tarzana CA, baseball infielder (Olympics-bronze-96)

Birth
1977

Radio Shack issues a press release introducing TRS-80 computer 25 existed, within weeks thousands were ordered

Event
1977

Alfred Lunt, actor (Guardsman, Sally of Sawdust), dies at 83

Death
1977

Makarios III, [Michail Mouskos], archbishop/pres (Cyprus), dies at 63

Death
1978

Ezzedin Kalak, Palestinian PLO representative in Paris, murdered

Death
1979

Renato Fasano, composer, dies at 76

Death
1979

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1979

Fastest jai-alai shot (188 mph), Jose Arieto at Newport Jai Alai, RI

Event
1980

Sandra Post wins West Virginia LPGA Golf Classic

Event
1980

22nd Olympic games close at Moscow, USSR

Event
1980

Kaline, Snider, Klein, and Tom Yawkey inducted into Hall of Fame

Event
1981

France performs nuclear test

Event
1981

13,000 Air Traffic Controllers (PATCO) begin their strike

Event
1981

Robert Peci, Italian brother of Red Brigade leader, murdered

Death
1982

Clyde King replaces Gene Michaels as NY Yankee manager

Event
1983

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1983

John Sain of South Bend, Ind builds 3.91 m house of cards

Event
1983

Carolyn Jones, actress (Morticia-Addams Family), dies at 54 of cancer

Death
1984

Bomb attack on Madras India airport, 32 killed

Event
1984

365.7 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange

Event