On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 2007

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • A Baghdad market bombing kills at least 135 people and injures a further 339.

Famous Weddings

  • Jackass prankster Bam Margera (27) weds Missy Rothstein (26) in downtown Philadelphia
  • Winner of "Strictly Come Dancing and "Eastenders" actress Jill Halfpenny (31) weds actor Craig Conway (32) at St. Andrew's Church in Newcastle

Famous Deaths

  • George Becker, American president of United Steelworkers (1993-2001) (b. 1928)
  • Pedro Knight, Cuban-American musician, husband of legendary singer Celia Cruz (b. 1921)
  • Ralph de Toledano, Moroccan-born American political columnist and author (b. 1916)