What Happened on August 3, 1999

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Arsenal FC completes a huge signing coup snapping up ace French striker Thierry Henry for a bargain £10 million from Italian club Juventus.

Famous Deaths

  • Rodney William "Rod" Ansell, Australian bushman and inspiration for "Crocodile Dundee", dies following a shootout with police officers at 44