The Daily News | August 3

“The Spy Who Loved Me” released in US, 1977
New US flag flown in battle, 1777
USS Nautilus crossed under north polar ice cap, 1958
Lenny Bruce, comedian, died, 1966
Christopher Columbus set sail from Palos, Spain, 1492
Colette, French novelist, died, 1954
First Viking I images of Mars beamed back to Earth, 1976
Germany declared war on France, 1914
US Congress passed first law restricting immigration, 1882
Superdome (New Orleans) opened, 1975
US Army nurses’ pay raised from $8 per month to $12 per month, 1861
Hurricane Connie hit US - 11 days, 1955
Calvin Coolidge sworn in as the 30th US president after Harding died, 1923
Joseph Conrad, Polish novelist, died, 1924
First intercollegiate sports competition (Harvard vs. Yale - rowing), 1852
Thorstein Veblen, US economist, died, 1929
Joe DiMaggio ended his streak of 74 consecutive games reaching base safely, 1941
Apollo Computer UK Ltd. began operations, 1981
Mathias Rust released by the Soviet Union after he landed a plane in Red Square, 1988
US air traffic controllers went on strike, 1981