Historical Events on August 3, 2001

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 8th World Championships in Athletics open at Edmonton, Canada

Film release premierFilm Release

The Princess Diaries, starring Anne Hathaway in her film debut, is released

Actress Anne Hathaway
Actress
Anne Hathaway
  • The Real IRA detonate a car bomb in Ealing, London, injuring 7 people

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President George W. Bush signs into law the Iran and Libya Sanctions Act (ILSA) Extension Act of 2001

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush