On This Day

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

OlympicsOlympic Gold

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