On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 2007

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Panama Canal's "Third Set of Locks" expansion project begins with a huge initial explosion under Paraíso Hill that is watched by thousands of people

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Tobey Maguire (32) weds jewelry designer Jennifer Meyer (30) in Kona, Hawaii

LoveWedding of Interest

Oscar winning actor Ben Kingsley (63) weds Brazilian actress Daniela Lavender (33) in North Leigh, Oxfordshire

Famous Deaths

  • Carter Albrecht, Musician (b. 1973)
  • Jane Tomlinson, British charity fund raiser (b. 1964)
  • Steve Fossett, American adventurer (1st person to fly solo nonstop around the world in a balloon,) disappears while flying at 63
  • Steve Ryan, American actor (b. 1947)
  • Syd Jackson, Māori activist and trade unionist (b. 1939)