What Happened on August 3, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 500 drown when 2 river boats collide and sink in China's West River
  • Louisiana Superdome is dedicated
  • Poland and West Germany reach accord about returning ethnic Germans
  • Susie Berning wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open

Famous Birthdays

  • Aryiro Strataki, Greek heptathlete
  • Chris Nevin, New Zealand cricketer
  • Ndukwe Kalu, defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Trevor Pryce, NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)

Famous Deaths

  • Ruth Lee, actress (Middleton Family at 1939 World's Fair), dies at 79