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Historical Events In August - 03

Monday, 04 July 2022

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

0435  Deposed Patriarch of Constantinople Nestorius, considered the originator of Nestorianism, was exiled by Byzantine Emperor Theodosius II to a monastery in Egypt on August - 03.  

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

0881  Battle at Saucourt: French King Louis III beats the Vikings on August - 03.  

1108  On this day in history louis VI, "the Fat One," King of France, crowned  

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

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

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  On August - 03 columbus sets sail from Palos, Spain for "Indies"  

1492  On August - 03 all Jews are expelled from Spain  

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

1527  Scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal on August - 03.  

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

1530  On this day in history philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies  

1557  On this day in history dutch States-General meet at Valenciennes  

1596  David Fabricius discovers light variation of Mira (1st variable star) on this day in history.  

1604  On this day in history bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander  

1635  On this day in history 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 August - 03 2,000 men VOC-army surrounds the city of Malakka  

1645  On this day in history battle of Allersheim: French defeat Bavarians  

1645  On August - 03 august Kuhnel, composer  

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

1676  On August - 03 nathaniel Bacon publishes "Declaration of People of Virginia"  

1678  Robert LaSalle builds first ship in America, Griffon on August - 03.  

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

1692  On this day in history battle at Steenkerke: French beat English/Dutch army  

1704  English/Dutch fleet under Rooke/Callenburgh occupy Gibraltar on August - 03.  

1708  On August - 03 battle at Trencsén: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army  

1716  On August - 03 sebastian Duron, composer, dies at 56  

1745  On August - 03 bonnie Prince Charlie lands on Eriskay, Hebrides  

1748  On August - 03 carl Ludwig Junker, composer  

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

1777  La Scala Opera House in Milan opening on August - 03.  

1778  On August - 03 teatro alla Scala opens in Milan  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1509  Étienne Dolet, French scholar (d. 1546) was born on August - 03.  

1645  On August - 03 birth of august Kuhnel, composer  

1692  On August - 03 birth of john Henley, English clergyman (d. 1759)  

1748  On August - 03 birth of carl Ludwig Junker, composer  

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

1801  On August - 03 birth of joseph Paxton, English landscape architect (Crystal Palace)  

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

1811  Elisha Graves Otis, inventor (safe elevator) was born on this day in history.  

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  Olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies on August - 03.  

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

1527  Death of Scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal on this day in history.  

1530  On August - 03 philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies  

1546  Death of Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (b. 1484) on this day in history.  

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

1621  On this day in history death of guillaume du Vair, French writer (b. 1556)  

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