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August 3rd is the 215th day of the year (216th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 150 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about August 3rd, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on August 3rd
Elisha Otis (industrialist, engineer - inventor of the safety elevator)
1867 Stanley Baldwin (British Prime Minister 1923-1924, 1924-1929, 1935-1937)
1872 King Haakon VII (first modern King of Norway)
1903 Habib Bourguiba (President of Tunisia 1957-1987)
1904 Clifford D. Simak (Science-Fiction author)
1920 P. D. James (author)
1926 Tony Bennett (singer)
1934 Jonas Savimbi (Angolan rebel leader)
1937 Steven Berkoff (actor)
1940 Martin Sheen (actor)
1941 Martha Stewart (publisher, entrepreneur)
1946 Jack Straw (British politician)
1950 John Landis (film director)
1952 Osvaldo+Ardiles -->Osvaldo Ardiles (soccer player)
1979 Evangeline Lilly (actress)
August 3rd in History
1492 Christopher Columbus seats sail from Spain.
1852 Harvard University wins the first Boat Race between Harvard and Yale University.
1914 Germany declares war on France.
1946 Santa Claus Land, the world's first theme park opens in Indiana.
1960 Niger independent from France.
August 3rd is also
Armed Forces Day (Equatorial Guinea)
Independence Day (Niger)
People born on August 3rd are Leo
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