THIS DAY IN HIS­TORY

The Denver Post - - NEWS - — The As­so­ci­ated Press

To­day is Thurs­day, Aug. 3, the 215th day of 2017. There are 150 days left in the year.

IN THE NA­TION

1921: Base­ball com­mis­sioner Ke­ne­saw Moun­tain Lan­dis re­fused to re­in­state the for­mer Chicago White Sox play­ers im­pli­cated in the "Black Sox" scan­dal, de­spite their ac­quit­tals in a jury trial.

IN THE WORLD

1492: Christo­pher Colum­bus set sail from Pa­los, Spain, on a voy­age that took him to the present-day Amer­i­cas.

HAPPY BIRTH­DAY TO YOU

Foot­ball Hall of Fame coach Marv Levy is 92. Singer Tony Ben­nett is 91. Ac­tor Mar­tin Sheen is 77. Col­lege and Pro Foot­ball Hall of Famer Lance Al­worth is 77. Life­style guru Martha Ste­wart is 76. Movie di­rec­tor John Lan­dis is 67. Ac­tor Jay North (“Den­nis the Me­nace”) is 66. Hockey Hall-of-Famer Mar­cel Dionne is 66. Ac­tor John C. McGin­ley is 58. Mu­si­cian Lee Rocker (The Stray Cats) is 56. Mu­si­cian Spin­derella (Salt-N-Pepa) is 46. NFL quar­ter­back Tom Brady is 40. Ac­tress Evan­ge­line Lilly is 38.

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