Historical Events In August - 03
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
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 August - 03.
0881 Battle at Saucourt: French King Louis III beats the Vikings on August - 03.
1108 Louis VI, "the Fat One," King of France, crowned on August - 03.
1312 Power of Luik Patriarch murders over 200 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history columbus sets sail from Palos, Spain for "Indies"
1492 On this day in history all Jews are expelled from Spain
1527 On this day in history first known letter was sent from North America by John Rut while at St. John's, Newfoundland.
1527 On this day in history scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal
1529 On August - 03 "Ladies' Peace" (treaty of Cambrai)-emperor Charles V & King French I
1530 On August - 03 philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies
1557 Dutch States-General meet at Valenciennes on this day in history.
1596 On August - 03 david Fabricius discovers light variation of Mira (1st variable star)
1604 Bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander on August - 03.
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 2,000 men VOC-army surrounds the city of Malakka on this day in history.
1645 Battle of Allersheim: French defeat Bavarians on August - 03.
1645 August Kuhnel, composer on August - 03.
1650 Viceroy Willem II & Amsterdam reach accord about standing army on August - 03.
1676 Nathaniel Bacon publishes "Declaration of People of Virginia" on August - 03.
1678 On this day in history robert LaSalle builds first ship in America, Griffon
1678 On August - 03 robert LaSalle builds 1st ship in America, Griffon
1692 Battle at Steenkerke: French beat English/Dutch army on August - 03.
1704 English/Dutch fleet under Rooke/Callenburgh occupy Gibraltar on this day in history.
1708 Battle at Trencsén: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army on August - 03.
1716 On this day in history sebastian Duron, composer, dies at 56
1745 On August - 03 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 this day in history.
1777 On this day in history la Scala Opera House in Milan opening
1778 On August - 03 teatro alla Scala opens in Milan