So you want to have a drink but you aren't sure why? Here are some GREAT reasons to call your friends over and have a party.
August 3rd - holidays
  • Christian Feast Day: Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Flag Day since 2006. (Venezuela) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Niger from France in 1960. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
August 3rd - events
  • 2005 - President Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya of Mauritania is overthrown in a military coup while attending the funeral of King Fahd in Saudi Arabia. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2004 - The pedestal of the Statue of Liberty reopens after being closed since the September 11 attacks. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2001 - The Real IRA detonates a car bomb in Ealing, London, UK injuring seven people. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1997 - Oued El-Had and Mezouara massacre in Algeria; a total of 116 villagers killed, 40 in Oued El-Had and 76 in Mezouara. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Senegalese opposition parties, under the leadership of Mamadou Dia, launch the Antiimperialist Action Front-Suxxali Reew Mi. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - The United States Senate begins its hearing about Project MKULTRA. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - A privately chartered Boeing 707 crashes into the mountainside near Agadir, Morocco, killing 188. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - The United States Senate ratifies the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Niger gains independence from France. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - The nuclear submarine USS Nautilus travels beneath the Arctic ice cap. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - The National Basketball Association is founded in the United States. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Whittaker Chambers accuses Alger Hiss of being a communist and a spy for the Soviet Union. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - World War II: Italian forces begin the invasion of British Somaliland. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1936 - Jesse Owens wins the 100 meter dash, defeating Ralph Metcalfe, at the Berlin Olympics. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1934 - Adolf Hitler becomes the supreme leader of Germany by joining the offices of President and Chancellor into Führer. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1923 - Calvin Coolidge is sworn in as the 30th President of the United States in the early morning following the death of Warren G. Harding the previous day. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1916 - World War I: Battle of Romani – Allied forces, under the command of Archibald Murray, defeat an attacking Ottoman army under the command of Friedrich Freiherr Kress von Kressenstein, securing the Suez Canal and beginning the Ottoman retreat from the Sinai Peninsula. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1914 - World War I: Germany declares war against France. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1913 - A major labour dispute, known as the Wheatland Hop Riot, starts in Wheatland, California. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1900 - The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company is founded. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1860 - The Second Maori War begins in New Zealand. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1852 - First Boat Race between Yale and Harvard, the first American intercollegiate athletic event. Harvard won. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1811 - First ascent of Jungfrau, third highest summit in the Bernese Alps by brothers Johann Rudolf and Hieronymus Meyer. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1783 - Mount Asama erupts in Japan, killing 35,000 people. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1678 - Robert LaSalle builds the Le Griffon, the first known ship built on the Great Lakes. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1645 - Thirty Years' War: the Second Battle of Nördlingen sees French forces defeating those of the Holy Roman Empire. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1527 - The first known letter from North America is sent by John Rut while at St. John's, Newfoundland. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1492 - Christopher Columbus sets sail from Palos de la Frontera, Spain. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1492 - The Jews of Spain are expelled by the Catholic Monarchs. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 881 - Battle of Saucourt-en-Vimeu: Louis III of France defeats the Vikings, an event celebrated in the poem Ludwigslied. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 435 - Deposed Patriarch of Constantinople Nestorius, considered the originator of Nestorianism, is exiled by Roman Emperor Theodosius II to a monastery in Egypt. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 8 - Roman Empire general Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
August 3rd - births
  • 1993 - Yurina Kumai, Japanese singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1988 - Leigh Tiffin, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1987 - Kim Hyung Joon, Korean singer (SS501) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - Charlotte Casiraghi, Monegasque royalty Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - Sonny Bill Williams, New Zealand rugby league footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Sunil Chetri, Indian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Ryan Lochte, American swimmer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Chris Maurer, American musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Jon Foster, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Yasin Avci, Danish footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1983 - Mamie Gummer, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1983 - Mark Reynolds, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Jesse Lumsden, Canadian bobsledder and Canadian football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Dominic Moore, Canadian ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Tony Pashos, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Brandan Schieppati, American singer (Bleeding Through) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Evangeline Lilly, Canadian model and actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Joi Chua, Singaporean singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Mariusz Jop, Polish footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Tom Brady, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Tómas Lemarquis, Icelandic actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Óscar Pereiro, Spanish cyclist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Troy Glaus, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Argiro Strataki, Greek heptathlete Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Jay Cutler, American bodybuilder Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Nikos Dabizas, Greek footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Michael Ealy, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Sandis Ozoli?š, Latvian ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Forbes Johnston, Scottish footballer (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Masahiro Sakurai, Japanese video game developer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Stephen Carpenter, American guitarist (Deftones) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Manmohan Waris, Indian Punjabi singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Doug Overton, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Rod Beck, American baseball player (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Mathieu Kassovitz, French film director and screenwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Brent Butt, Canadian actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Eric Esch, American boxer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Lucky Dube, South African reggae vocalist and keyboardist (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Nate McMillan, American basketball player and coach Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Abhisit Vejjajiva, Thai politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - James Hetfield, American vocalist and guitarist (Metallica) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Ed Roland, American vocalist (Collective Soul) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Isaiah Washington, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Lisa Ann Walter, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Lee Rocker, American double bass player (Stray Cats) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Molly Hagan, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Tim Mayotte, American tennis player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Gopal Sharma, Indian cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - John C. McGinley, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - Martin Atkins, English drummer (Public Image Ltd., Ministry, Killing Joke) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - Mike Gminski, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - Koichi Tanaka, Japanese engineer and chemist, Nobel laureate Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Ana Kokkinos, Australian film director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Lambert Wilson, French actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1956 - Balwinder Sandhu, Indian cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Corey Burton, American voice actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Gary Peters, English footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Osvaldo Ardiles, Argentine footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Loles León, Spanish actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Marcel Dionne, Canadian ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Jay North, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - John Landis, American film director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Jo Marie Payton, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Jean-Pierre Raffarin, French politician, Prime Minister of France Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Jack Straw, British politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Syreeta Wright, American singer and songwriter (d. 2004) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - Eamon Dunphy, Irish footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Nino Bravo, Spanish singer (d. 1973) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - Beverly Lee, American singer (Shirelles) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - Martha Stewart, American media personality Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Lance Alworth, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Martin Sheen, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1939 - Jimmie Nicol, English drummer, temporary replacement for Ringo Starr in The Beatles Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1939 - Apoorva Sengupta, Indian cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Terry Wogan, Irish television presenter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1937 - Steven Berkoff, English actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1937 - Roland Burris, American politician, junior Senator from Illinois Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1937 - Duncan Sharpe, Pakistani cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Georgi Shonin, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 1997) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Vic Vogel, Canadian pianist, composer and bandleader Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1934 - William Calhoun ("Haystacks"), American professional wrestler (d. 1989) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1934 - Jonas Savimbi, Angolan political leader (d. 2002) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1934 - Michael Chapman, British classical bassoonist (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1933 - Pat Crawford, Australian cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1928 - Cécile Aubry, French actress (d. 2010) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1928 - Henning Moritzen, Danish actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1927 - Gordon Scott, American actor (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1926 - Tony Bennett, American singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1926 - Anthony Sampson, British journalist (d. 2004) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1925 - Marv Levy, American football coach Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1924 - Leon Uris, American novelist (d. 2003) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1923 - Shenouda III of Alexandria, Pope of Coptic Christianity Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1923 - Jean Hagen, American film and TV actress (d. 1977) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1921 - Marilyn Maxwell, American actress (d. 1972) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1921 - Hayden Carruth, American poet and literary critic (d. 2008) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1920 - P. D. James, English novelist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1920 - Charlie Shavers, American trumpet player (d. 1971) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1920 - Elmar Tampőld, Estonian-born Canadian architect Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1918 - Sidney Gottlieb, American CIA official (d. 1999) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1918 - Larry Haines, American actor (d. 2008) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1917 - Les Elgart, American jazz trumpeter and bandleader (d. 1995) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1916 - Shakeel Badayuni, Indian poet and lyricist (d. 1970) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1916 - José Manuel Moreno, Argentine footballer (d. 1978) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1915 - Pete Newell, American basketball coach (d. 2008) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1915 - Frank Arthur Calder, Canadian politician and Nisga'a statesman (d. 2006) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1913 - Mel Tolkin, Ukrainian television comedy writer (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1911 - Alex McCrindle, Scottish actor (d. 1990) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1905 - Dolores del Río, Mexican actress (d. 1983) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1905 - Franz König, Austrian Cardinal (d. 2004) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1904 - Clifford D. Simak, American writer (d. 1988) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1903 - Habib Bourguiba, Tunisian politician (d. 2000) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1902 - Regina Jonas, German rabbi (d. 1944) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1901 - Stefan Wyszy?ski, Polish Catholic cardinal (d. 1981) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1901 - John C Stennis, American politician (d. 1995) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1900 - Ernie Pyle, American war correspondent (d. 1945) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1900 - John T. Scopes, American teacher and evolutionist, defendant in the Scopes Monkey Trial (d. 1970) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1899 - Louis Chiron, Monegasque race car driver (d. 1979) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1895 - Neva Morris, American supercentenarian (d. 2010) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1895 - Marguerite Nichols, American actress (d. 1941) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1894 - Harry Heilmann, American baseball player (d. 1951) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1887 - Rupert Brooke, English poet (d. 1915) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1872 - King Haakon VII of Norway (d. 1957) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1867 - Stanley Baldwin, English politician, 55th, 57th and 59th Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1947) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1860 - William Kennedy Dickson, France-born Scottish inventor of the motion picture camera (d. 1935) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1856 - Alfred Deakin, 2nd Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1919) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1855 - Joe Hunter, English cricketer (d. 1891) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1850 - Reginald Heber Roe, Australian school administrator, 2nd Headmaster of Brisbane Grammar School and first vice-chancellor of the University of Queensland (d. 1926) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1832 - Ivan Zajc, Croatian composer (d. 1914) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1817 - Archduke Albert, Austrian general (d. 1895) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1811 - Elisha Otis, American inventor of a safety device for elevators (d. 1861) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1808 - Hamilton Fish, American politician (d. 1893) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1803 - Joseph Paxton, English gardener (d. 1865) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1770 - King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia (d. 1840) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1692 - John Henley, English clergyman (d. 1759) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1509 - Étienne Dolet, French scholar (d. 1546) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook

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