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.