September 3, 2007 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 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

Deaths in History

  • 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
  • Syd Jackson, Māori activist and trade unionist (b. 1939)