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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.

Novità del giorno : 03 Agosto

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

Citazione del giorno : 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.

Compleanni : 03 Agosto

Stanley Baldwin, Primo Ministro del Regno Unito (1935-1937) (1867)
Dolores del Río, Attrice messicana (1905)
P. D. James, Romanziere inglese (1920)
Jean Hagen, Attrice americana (1923)
Cécile Aubry, Attrice francese (1928)
Martin Sheen, Attore americano (1940)
Jean-Pierre Raffarin, Politico francese (1948)
John Landis, Regista americano (1950)
Lambert Wilson, Attore francese (1958)
James Hetfield, Musicista americano (Metallica) (1963)
Isaiah Washington, Attore americano (1963)
Mathieu Kassovitz, Regista, attore, sceneggiatore, produttore francese (1967)
Stephen Carpenter, Musicista americano (Deftones) (1970)
Oscar Pereiro, Ciclista spagnolo (1977)
Evangeline Lilly, Attrice canadese (1979)
Christophe Willem, Cantante francese (1983)
Charlotte Casiraghi, Figlia di Princesse Caroline di Monaco (1986)

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Eugène Sue, Scrittore francese (1857)
Joseph Conrad, Scrittore francese (1924)
Colette, Scrittrice francese (1954)
Flannery O'Connor, Scrittrice americana (1964)
Ida Lupino, Attrice inglese (1995)
Henri Cartier-Bresson, Fotografo francese (2004)
John Gardner , Scrittore inglese (2007)
Alexandre Soljenitsyne, Scrittore russo, premio Nobel per la letteratura (2008)
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