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Historical Events In August - 03

Friday, 18 September 2020

0008  Roman Empire general Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus on August - 03.  

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

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

1312  On this day in history power of Luik Patriarch murders over 200  

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 August - 03.  

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

1527  On this day in history scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal  

1529  "Ladies' Peace" (treaty of Cambrai)-emperor Charles V & King French I on August - 03.  

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  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 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 August - 03.  

1645  Battle of Allersheim: French defeat Bavarians on August - 03.  

1645  August Kuhnel, composer on this day in history.  

1650  Viceroy Willem II & Amsterdam reach accord about standing army on this day in history.  

1676  Nathaniel Bacon publishes "Declaration of People of Virginia" on this day in history.  

1678  On August - 03 robert LaSalle builds first ship in America, Griffon  

1678  Robert LaSalle builds 1st ship in America, Griffon on this day in history.  

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

1704  On August - 03 english/Dutch fleet under Rooke/Callenburgh occupy Gibraltar  

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

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

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

1748  Carl Ludwig Junker, composer on August - 03.  

1770  On this day in history frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840)  

1777  On August - 03 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  Étienne Dolet, French scholar (d. 1546) was born on this day in history.  

1645  On this day in history birth of august Kuhnel, composer  

1692  John Henley, English clergyman (d. 1759) was born on this day in history.  

1748  Carl Ludwig Junker, composer was born on August - 03.  

1770  On August - 03 birth of frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840)  

1801  Joseph Paxton, English landscape architect (Crystal Palace) was born on this day in history.  

1808  Hamilton Fish, American politician (d. 1893) was born on August - 03.  

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

1387  On August - 03 olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies  

1460  On August - 03 death of king James II of Scotland (b. 1430)  

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

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

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

1604  On this day in history 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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