On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Canadian Open Women's Golf (du Maurier Classic), Glen Abbey GC: Colleen Walker wins by 2 shots from Liselotte Neumann of Sweden
  • Manchester United beats Chelsea 4-2 on penalties to win the Charity Shield, after a bad-tempered 1-all draw at Wembley
  • Oued El-Had and Mezouara massacre in Algeria; 40-76 villagers killed.

Famous Deaths

  • Pietro Rizzuto, Canadian politician (b. 1934)