What Happened on August 3, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 5-time Tour de France winner Miguel IndurĂ¡in of Spain wins the 52.2k road time trial in 1:04:05, 12 seconds ahead of countryman Abraham Olano at the Atlanta Olympics

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American Andre Agassi wins the men's singles Tennis gold medal at the Atlanta Olympics beating Spaniard Sergi Bruguera 6-2, 6-3, 6-1

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi
  • US General William F. Garrison accepts responsibility for outcome of the 1993 raid in Somalia, and retires from military service

Famous Deaths

  • Guido Alberti, Italian film actor (Marco the Magnificent), dies at 87