What Happened on August 3, 2017

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Sports record brokenWorld Record

Brazilian soccer forward Neymar transfers from FC Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain for a world-record transfer fee of €222 on a 5-year deal

Footballer Neymar
Footballer
Neymar

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is elected for his second term as President

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani
President of Iran
Hassan Rouhani
  • Massachusetts woman Michelle Carter sentenced to 2 1/2 years for urging her boyfriend to commit suicide
  • Rapper Kidd Creole arrested and charged for stabbing to death a homeless man in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Hardy, British actor (Harry Potter, All Creatures Great and Small), dies at 91
  • Theodore "Ted" Stanley, American anesthesiologist and medical entrepreneur (created the fentanyl lollipop), dies at 77
  • Ty Hardin [Orison Hungerford Jr.], American actor (Riptide, Bronco), dies at 87