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.