On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Radio Shack issues a press release introducing the TRS-80 computer, within weeks thousands were ordered
  • United States Senate Hearing on MKULTRA.

Famous Birthdays

  • Óscar Pereiro, Spanish cyclist (Tour de France 2006 winner), born in Mos, Galicia, Spain

Person of interestTom Brady

Tom Brady, American football player (New England Patriots, 4 Super Bowls), born in San Mateo, California

NFL Quarterback Tom Brady
NFL Quarterback
Tom Brady
  • Tómas Lemarquis, Icelandic actor (Nói Albínói), born in Reykjavík, Iceland

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Lunt, American actor (The Guardsman, Sally of the Sawdust), dies at 83
  • Makarios III [Michail Mouskos], Greek Cypriot clergyman and politician, dies at 63