On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1902

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Habib Bourguiba, 1st president of Tunisia (1957-87), born in Monastir, Regency of Tunisia (d. 2000)
  • Judson Laire, American actor and singer (Papa-Mama, Adm Broadway Revue), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
  • Ray Block, French orchestra leader (Ed Sullivan, Jackie Gleason), born in Alsace-Lorraine (d. 1982)
  • Regina Jonas, German first woman rabbi, born in Berlin, German Empire (d. 1944)

Famous Deaths

  • August Friedrich Martin Klughardt, composer, dies at 54