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Solar Eclipse 3rd August 430BC, during the Peloponnesian War
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t54540312/solar-eclipse-3rd-august-430bc/

On August 03, 1872 Charles A. Young observed a flare on the Sun and notes its coincidence with a magnetic storm on Earth
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Augustus_Young 

The heliacal rise of Sirius
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heliacal_rising



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The summit of Jungfrau was first reached on August 3, 1811 by the Meyer brothers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jungfrau

Mount Asama erupted in 1783 (Tenmei 3), causing widespread damage.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t24725938/mount-asama/

Archaeopteryx (The Munich Specimen) was discovered on 3 August 1992 near Langenaltheim
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archaeopteryx#History_of_discovery



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World War I: Germany declared war on France on 3 August 1914
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I#July_Crisis

The Battle of Romani of the Sinai and Palestine Campaign was fought between 3 and 5 August 1916
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Romani

On this day in 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail from Spain on a voyage to find a western passage to Asia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Columbus

The submarine USS Nautilus (SSN-571) crossed the North Pole on August 3, 1958
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Nautilus_(SSN-571)



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The MESSENGER probe was launched on August 3, 2004 
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t3117899/messenger/

NanoSail-D, was lost in a launch failure aboard a Falcon 1 rocket on 3 August 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NanoSail-D

HTV-4 (Kounotori 4) Transfer Vehicle was launched on the 3rd August, 2013.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kounotori_4



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Georgy Stepanovich Shonin (August 3, 1935 - April 7, 1997) was a Soviet cosmonaut
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgi_Shonin

Hans Wilhelm Schlegel (3 August 1951) is a German physicist, an ESA astronaut
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_Wilhelm_Schlegel

Joan Elizabeth Higginbotham (born August 3, 1964) is an American engineer and a former NASA astronaut.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_Elizabeth_Miller_Higginbotham

Ernst Geissler (3 August 1915 - 3 June 1989) was a German-American aerospace engineer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernst_Geissler

George Francis FitzGerald (3 August 1851 - 22 February 1901) was an Irish professor of "natural and experimental philosophy" 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_FitzGerald

John Waterhouse (3 August 1806 - 13 February 1879) was a British astronomer and meteorologist who invented Waterhouse stops.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Waterhouse_(astronomer)

Martha Betz Shapley, (3 August 1890 - 26 January 1981) was an astronomer.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t60639624/martha-betz-shapley-1890-1981/

Jan Woltjer (August 3, 1891 - January 28, 1946) was a Dutch astronomer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Woltjer_(astronomer)

Antony Cooke, (born 3 August 1948, Sydney, Australia), is an American cellist and astronomer 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antony_Cooke



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Il mondo della luna is an opera buffa first performed at Eszterháza, Hungary on 3 August 1777
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Il_mondo_della_luna

Total Recall is a 2012 American dystopian science fiction action film remake of the 1990 film of the same name
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Total_Recall_(2012_film)



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NGC 27 was discovered by American astronomer Lewis A. Swift on the 3rd August 1884.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58225788/ngc-27/

NGC 1770 was discovered by Scottish astronomer James Dunlop on the 3rd August 1826.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58225750/ngc-1770/

NGC 1818 was discovered by Scottish astronomer James Dunlop on the 3rd August 1826.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58225740/ngc-1818/

NGC 1850 was discovered by Scottish astronomer James Dunlop on the 3rd August 1826.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58225721/ngc-1850/

NGC 1860 was discovered by Scottish astronomer James Dunlop on the 3rd August 1826.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58225699/ngc-1860/

NGC 1866 was discovered by Scottish astronomer James Dunlop on the 3rd August 1826.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t47355118/ngc-1866/

NGC 1916 is a magnitude +10.4 globular star cluster discovered by James Dunlop on the 3rd August 1826.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t55436488/ngc-1916/

NGC 1955 was discovered by Scottish astronomer James Dunlop on the 3rd August 1826.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58225650/ngc-1955/

NGC 6383 was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel on the 3rd August 1834.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58225624/ngc-6383/

NGC 6425 was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel on the 3rd August 1834. 
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58225596/ngc-6425/

Messier 30 was discovered by French astronomer Charles Messier on the 3rd August 1764.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t33038400/messier-30/



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The variability of Mira was recorded by the astronomer David Fabricius beginning on August 3, 1596.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mira#Observation_history

Asteroid (286) Iclea was discovered by Johann Palisa on August 3, 1889 in Vienna.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/286_Iclea

Asteroid (285) Regina was discovered by Auguste Charlois on August 3, 1889 in Nice.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/285_Regina

Asteroid 54509 YORP (2000 PH5) was discovered on August 3, 2000
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/54509_YORP

Prince edward islands meteor event: August 3, 1963
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58227165/prince-edward-islands-meteor-event-august-3-1963/

EN030804: August 3, 2004 Perseid Fireball
http://meteor.uwo.ca/infra_pub/shock-production-high-alt-Brown-JASTP-2007.pdf (PDF)



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Meteorites

The Mayo Belwa (Aubrite) meteorite fell in Adamawa, Nigeria, on the 3rd August 1974.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44230858/mayo-belwa-meteorite/



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