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Historical Events In August - 03

Friday, 05 March 2021

0008  On this day in history roman Empire general Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus.  

0435  On this day in history deposed Patriarch of Constantinople Nestorius, considered the originator of Nestorianism, was exiled by Byzantine Emperor Theodosius II to a monastery in Egypt.  

0808  On August - 03 p'ang Yun, [Layman P'ang], Exemplary Zen practitioner, dies in China  

0881  On this day in history battle at Saucourt: French King Louis III beats the Vikings  

1108  Louis VI, "the Fat One," King of France, crowned on this day in history.  

1312  Power of Luik Patriarch murders over 200 on August - 03.  

1387  Olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies on this day in history.  

1492  Christopher Columbus sets sail from Spain on a voyage that would take him to the present-day Americas on this day in history.  

1492  Columbus sets sail from Palos, Spain for "Indies" on this day in history.  

1492  On this day in history all Jews are expelled from Spain  

1527  On August - 03 first known letter was sent from North America by John Rut while at St. John's, Newfoundland.  

1527  Scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal on August - 03.  

1529  "Ladies' Peace" (treaty of Cambrai)-emperor Charles V & King French I on this day in history.  

1530  Philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies on August - 03.  

1557  Dutch States-General meet at Valenciennes on August - 03.  

1596  On this day in history david Fabricius discovers light variation of Mira (1st variable star)  

1604  Bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander on this day in history.  

1635  On August - 03 the third of the Tokugawa shoguns, Iemitsu, establishes the system of alternate attendance (sankin kotai) by which the feudal daimyō are required to spend one year at Edo Castle in Tokyo and one year back home at their feudal manor, while their families remained in Tokyo as virtual political hostages. (Traditional Japanese Date: June 21, 1635).  

1640  On this day in history 2,000 men VOC-army surrounds the city of Malakka  

1645  On August - 03 battle of Allersheim: French defeat Bavarians  

1645  August Kuhnel, composer on this day in history.  

1650  On August - 03 viceroy Willem II & Amsterdam reach accord about standing army  

1676  On this day in history nathaniel Bacon publishes "Declaration of People of Virginia"  

1678  Robert LaSalle builds first ship in America, Griffon on this day in history.  

1678  On this day in history robert LaSalle builds 1st ship in America, Griffon  

1692  Battle at Steenkerke: French beat English/Dutch army on this day in history.  

1704  English/Dutch fleet under Rooke/Callenburgh occupy Gibraltar on this day in history.  

1708  Battle at Trencsén: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army on this day in history.  

1716  Sebastian Duron, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1745  On this day in history bonnie Prince Charlie lands on Eriskay, Hebrides  

1748  Carl Ludwig Junker, composer on this day in history.  

1770  Frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840) on August - 03.  

1777  On this day in history la Scala Opera House in Milan opening  

1778  Teatro alla Scala opens in Milan on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1509  On August - 03 birth of Étienne Dolet, French scholar (d. 1546)  

1645  August Kuhnel, composer was born on this day in history.  

1692  John Henley, English clergyman (d. 1759) was born on August - 03.  

1748  Carl Ludwig Junker, composer was born on this day in history.  

1770  Frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840) was born on this day in history.  

1801  On this day in history birth of joseph Paxton, English landscape architect (Crystal Palace)  

1808  On August - 03 birth of hamilton Fish, American politician (d. 1893)  

1811  On August - 03 birth of elisha Graves Otis, inventor (safe elevator)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 03

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0808  On this day in history p'ang Yun, [Layman P'ang], Exemplary Zen practitioner, dies in China  

1387  On this day in history olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies  

1460  Death of King James II of Scotland (b. 1430) on this day in history.  

1527  On this day in history death of scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal  

1530  Philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies on this day in history.  

1546  On August - 03 death of antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (b. 1484)  

1604  On August - 03 death of bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander  

1621  On August - 03 death of guillaume du Vair, French writer (b. 1556)  

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