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.