eso ha pasado un 03 Agosto

1778 : Inauguration of La Scala in Milan

On August 3, 1778, La Scala in Milan was opened with an opera by Antonio Salieri. It gained its glory in large part thanks to Verdi who played several of his operas there and to its famous conductors such as Arturo Toscanini, Claudio Abbado and Riccardo Muti.

1914 : Germany and France declare war to each other

On August 3, 1914, two days after declaring war on Russia, Germany decided to attack France. France, as an ally of Russia and attacked nation, also replied by its own declaration of war.

1958 : The Nautilus traveled under the North Pole

On August 3, 1958, the U.S. nuclear submarine Nautilus passed under the North Pole on his journey from Alaska to Iceland.

1975 : Plane crash in Morocco

On August 3, 1975, a Boeing 707 chartered by the Royal Air Morocco, from Paris to Agadir, crashed into the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, two minutes before landing. The 188 passengers and crew were killed.

2004 : Reopening of the Statue of Liberty

On August 3, 2004, the Statue of Liberty was reopened to visitors for the first time since the attacks of September 11, 2001.

Actualidad del día : 03 Agosto

Independence Day in Niger
August 3, is Independence Day in Niger, which commemorates its independence gained against France on 3 August 1960.

Cita del día : 03 Agosto

Arturo Toscanini
When I was young, I kissed my first woman and smoked my first cigarette on the same day. Believe me, never since have I wasted any more time on tobacco.

Cumpleaños : 03 Agosto

Stanley Baldwin, Primer ministro del Reino Unido (1935-1937) (1867)
Dolores del Río, Actriz mexicana (1905)
P. D. James, Novelista inglesa (1920)
Jean Hagen, Actriz americana (1923)
Cécile Aubry, Actriz francesa (1928)
Martin Sheen, Actor americano (1940)
Jean-Pierre Raffarin, Político francés (1948)
John Landis, Director de cine americano (1950)
Lambert Wilson, Actor francés (1958)
James Hetfield, Músico americano (Metallica) (1963)
Isaiah Washington, Actor americano (1963)
Mathieu Kassovitz, Director de cine, actor, guionista, productor francés (1967)
Stephen Carpenter, Músico americano (Deftones) (1970)
Oscar Pereiro, Ciclista español (1977)
Evangeline Lilly, Actriz canadiense (1979)
Christophe Willem, Cantante francés (1983)
Charlotte Casiraghi, Figlia della principessa Carolina di Monaco (1986)

Nos han dejado un 03 Agosto

Eugène Sue, Escritor francés (1857)
Joseph Conrad, Escritor francés (1924)
Colette, Escritora francesa (1954)
Flannery O'Connor, Escritora americana (1964)
Ida Lupino, Actriz inglesa (1995)
Henri Cartier-Bresson, Fotógrafo francés (2004)
John Gardner , Escritor inglés (2007)
Alexandre Soljenitsyne, Escritor ruso, Premio Nobel de Literatura (2008)
Vue mer : crédit photo Aseed