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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  

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

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

1748  On this day in history birth of carl Ludwig Junker, composer  

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

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

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.  

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

1460  On this day in history death of king James II of Scotland (b. 1430)  

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

1530  On this day in history 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  Death of Guillaume du Vair, French writer (b. 1556) on August - 03.  

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