On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 2003

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • South African cricket batsman Graeme Smith blazes 259, fast bowler Makhaya Ntini has 5 wickets in each England innings as Proteas win 2nd Test by an innings and 92 at Lord's

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Kerruish, Manx politician and President of Tyndwald Isle of Man, dies at 86
  • Don Estelle [Ronald Edwards], British actor and singer (It Ain't Half Hot Mum), dies at 70
  • Mike Levey, American television personality (b. 1948)
  • Peter Safar, Austrian physician (pioneered cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR), dies at 79