Today in history, August 3. - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Today in history, August 3.

All of the historical events below took place on the same day of the month, August 3.

1852: In the first intercollegiate event in the U.S., Harvard beats Yale in their annual Boat Race.

1921: Baseball Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis confirms the ban of eight members of the Chicago Black Sox, despite their acquittal in a Chicago court.

1926: Singer Tony Bennett is born in Queens, New York.

1941: Businesswoman, publisher and author Martha Stewart is born in Jersey City, New Jersey.

1963: Country singer Patsy Cline is posthumously awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

1983: Actress Carolyn Jones, 53, dies in West Hollywood, California.

2004: The pedestal of the Statue of Liberty reopens after being closed since the September 11 attacks.

2008: Braves announcer Skip Caray dies at his home in Atlanta at age 68.

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