What Happened on August 3, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • First NFL 'American Bowl' exhibition game at London's Wembley Stadium, Chicago Bears beat Dallas Cowboys 17-6
  • Willie McCovey, Bobby Doerr and Ernie Lombardi are inducted in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlotte Casiraghi, daughter of Princess Caroline of Monaco

Famous Deaths

  • Paul de Groot, Dutch communist politician (CPN) and editor (The Truth), dies at 87
  • Rupert de Smidt, cricketer (Western Province 1911-13), dies at 102
  • Willem Ruis, Dutch TV host (Willem Ruis Show), dies at 41