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On This Day

August 3

Grab Some Nuts Day

Watermelon Day

1900 Firestone Tire is established

1946 The gates open at Santa Land in Santa Claus, Indiana

1949 The NBA is formed when Basket Association & National Basket League amalgamate.

1960 Niger becomes an independent country

1977 TRS-80 Tandy computer hits store shelves

1978 The film Piranha premieres.

1980 The closing creaminess of the Moscow Olympics

1987 Hysteria is released the album by Def Leoppard

1992 Unforgiven Premieres starring Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman

Happy Birthday

1940 Martin Sheen

1951 Marcel Dionne Hockey great played with the LA Kings.

1961 Lee Rocker musician in the band Stray Cats

1977 Tom Brady NFL Quarterback 4 x Super Bowl Champ.

1966 Brent Butt actor

1966 Gizz Butt

1979 Evangeline Lilly actress model

1982 Aaron Steven Haddad aka Damien Sandow WWE Superstar



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