Daily Archives: September 3, 2014

The Beatles perform in Indianapolis 50 years ago this hour (Sep 3 1964)


Video: '" INTRODUCTION AND TWIST AND SHOUT!' ( THE BEATLES ) INDIANPOLIS / 1964'

(Thursday, September 3, 1964, 6:21 p.m. EDT) — The Beatles performed the first of two shows tonight in Indianapolis, Indiana (for 12,413 fans at the Indiana State Fair Coliseum for the first show, 16,924 fans at the grandstands), on the 11th stop of the band’s first full North American Tour. Continue reading The Beatles perform in Indianapolis 50 years ago this hour (Sep 3 1964)

Anne Frank deported to Auschwitz on last transport from Westerbork 70 years ago today (Sep 3 1944)


Video: 'Anne Frank - The Whole Story (2001) 2/2' (Sept. 3, 1944, at 52:45)

(Sunday, September 3, 1944; part of The Holocaust during World War II) — 15-year-old diarist Anne Frank and her family were deported today in a sealed cattle car to Auschwitz, a concentration camp complex in German-occupied Poland, on the last transport ever to leave Westerbork.

British forces liberate Brussels 70 years ago this hour (Sep 3 1944)


Video: 'The World At War: Pincers 1/5' (Sep. 3, 1944, at 9:08)

(Sunday, September 3, 1944, 2:00 p.m. CET; during the Liberation of Paris, part of Operation Overlord, World War II) — Belgium’s hidden army came into the open today to help the Allied Expeditionary Forces sweep the Germans out of the Low Countries back onto the Reich after four years of occupation. Continue reading British forces liberate Brussels 70 years ago this hour (Sep 3 1944)