What Happened on August 3, 1940

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • German occupiers forbid ritual slaughters & English & French movies
  • Italian troops invade British Somalia
  • Lithuanian SSR is accepted into USSR
  • Seaplane Clare makes 1st British passenger flight to the US

Famous Birthdays

  • John W Carlin, (Gov-D-KS)
  • Joseph Dorfman, composer
  • Lance Alworth, NFL hall of famer (Charger, Cowboys), born in Houston, Texas

Person of interestMartin Sheen

Martin Sheen, [Ramon Estevez], actor (Badlands, The West Wing), born in Dayton, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Willard Hershberger, catcher (Cincinnati Reds), commits suicide