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On This Day - February 3, A Shot of History

Get On This Day delivered free to your inbox: 1989 – A military coup overthrows Alfredo Stroessner, dictator of Paraguay since 1954. 1972 – The first day of the seven-day 1972 Iran blizzard, which would kill at least 4,000 people, making it the deadliest snowstorm in history. 1815 – World's 1st commercial cheese factory is established in Switzerland. 1959 – "The Day the Music Died" plane crash kills musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J. P. Richardson and pilot near Clear Lake Iowa. Produced by Anne-Sophie Goninet

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