On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll

Famous Birthdays

  • Rod Beck [Rodney Roy], American MLB relief pitcher (SF Giants-1994 NL Rolaids Relief Man of the Year), born in Burbank, California

Famous Deaths

  • Constantine Rokossovski, vice-premier of Poland (1952-56), dies at 71