On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1900

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Firestone Tire and Rubber Company founded

Tire Industrialist Harvey Firestone
Tire Industrialist
Harvey Firestone

Famous Birthdays

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  • John T. Scopes, American teacher convicted for teaching evolution (Scopes "monkey trial" 1925), born in Dayton, Tennessee (d. 1970)