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This day in European football history - August 3

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What happened on August 3
YearEvents
1909
Bp Honvéd FC Budapest were established on this day. The club from Hungary have won 14 domestic championship titles.
1912
108 years ago, the former Germany football player Otto Siffling was born. He appeared for 31 matches in total and scored 17 international goals for Germany. Date of his death: October 20, 1939.
1936
Birthday of Erich Hof, who played for Austria national team in period 1957-1968 (37 caps and 28 goals). He was also a national team manager. Died on January 25, 1995, aged 58 years.
The 200th goal of Norway national team was scored by Alf Martinsen in international match vs Turkey.
1938
Former Greece national team head coach Vasilis Daniil is born 82 years ago.
1950
70 years ago today, Olympique Lyonnais Décines-Charpieu were formed. They were winners of France football championship 7 times.
1957
Birthday of the Switzerland football referee Andreas Schluchter, who was an official at 8 international games of European association football teams.
1960
Denmark referee Kim Milton Nielsen is born 60 years ago. He is known to have officiated 42 international matches of European teams during the period from 1989 to 2005.
1961
Stadion Miejski was opened in Lublin. The venue hosted 1 football match of European national teams.
1962
Former Scotland footballer Maurice Malpas is born today. He made his debut for national team in 1984 and earned 55 caps.
Birthday of the international referee Ahmet Çakar from Turkey, who refereed 10 football games of European national teams
1968
International footballer Eyjólfur Sverrisson is born 52 years ago. He played 66 matches for Iceland national team and scored 10 goals. He was also a national team manager.
1973
Nikos Dabizas, Greece national football team player (70 caps), born this day.
1974
International football venue Estadio José Rico Pérez was inaugurated in Alicante. Since opening, 12 games of European national football teams were played on the stadium.
1975
International football referee Felix Brych from Germany is born on this day. He refereed matches of European national football teams (46 games in total).
1985
35 years ago, the Estonia football player Ats Purje is born. He appeared for 69 matches in total and scored 10 international goals for Estonia.
1989
Birthday of Yaroslav Rakytskyi, who played for Ukraine national team in period 2009-2018 (54 caps and 4 goals).
1991
Sós Károly from Hungary, who managed East Germany and Hungary national teams in 53 international football matches, passed away. Born on April 5, 1909.
2003
Lincoln Financial Field was opened in Philadelphia. The venue hosted 1 football match of European national teams.
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