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Historical Events In August - 03

Friday, 14 May 2021

1779  On August - 03 henry Kobell, Dutch painter/cartoonist, dies at 27  

1780  On this day in history etienne B de Condillac, French philosopher (sensualism), dies at 64  

1784  Giovanni Battista Martini, composer, dies at 78 on August - 03.  

1797  On this day in history emperor Francis I permits Jews who served in military in "Countries of Bohemian Crown" to marry non Jews  

1797  On this day in history jeffrey Amherst, English gov-gen of America, dies at 80  

1800  Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch, composer, dies at 63 on August - 03.  

1801  The birth of Joseph Paxton, English architect on August - 03.  

1801  On this day in history joseph Paxton, English landscape architect (Crystal Palace)  

1802  Henry DFL, prince of Prussia/general/diplomat, dies on August - 03.  

1811  On August - 03 elisha Graves Otis, inventor (safe elevator)  

1811  Sebastiaan C Nederburgh, Dutch dir-gen of East Indies Co, dies at 49 on August - 03.  

1816  On this day in history john Eugene Smith, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1897  

1817  Albrecht FR, arch duke of Austria (Battle at Custozza) on August - 03.  

1818  HM Jozef Schadde, Flemish architect (New Stock exchange Antwerp) on this day in history.  

1820  Luther Orlando Emerson, composer on August - 03.  

1823  Thomas Francis Meagher, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1867 on this day in history.  

1823  On this day in history jacob A Uitenhage de Mist, Dutch politician/colonial dir, dies at 74  

1824  On August - 03 william Burnham Woods, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1825  On August - 03 ambrogio Minoja, composer, dies at 72  

1829  On this day in history gioacchino Rossini's "William Tell," premieres in Paris  

1832  On this day in history ivan Zajc, composer  

1833  On August - 03 hMS Beagle reaches river mouth of Rio Negro  

1833  On this day in history auguste Schmidt, German teacher/feminist  

1833  On this day in history stoffel Muller, Dutch sect leader, dies  

1835  Wenzel Muller, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1847  On August - 03 jan de Louter, lawyer/tutor of Dutch Queen Wilhelmina  

1850  Paul A Daum, Dutch writer/founder/editor (Batavian Newspaper) on this day in history.  

1851  On August - 03 isabella Caroline Somerset, temperance leader  

1852  On August - 03 first intercollegiate rowing race, Harvard beats Yale by 4 lengths  

1852  1st intercollegiate rowing race, Harvard beats Yale by 4 lengths on this day in history.  

1854  Fernand de La Tombelle, composer on this day in history.  

1855  On this day in history rotterdam-Gouda railway opens  

1858  Source of the Nile river, Lake Victoria, discovered on this day in history.  

1860  On this day in history american Canoe Association founded at Lake George NY  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1509  √Čtienne Dolet, French scholar (d. 1546) was born on August - 03.  

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

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  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 August - 03.  

1808  Hamilton Fish, American politician (d. 1893) was born on this day in history.  

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

1387  Olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies on this day in history.  

1460  Death of King James II of Scotland (b. 1430) on August - 03.  

1527  On August - 03 death of scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal  

1530  Philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies on August - 03.  

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

1604  Death of Bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander on August - 03.  

1621  Death of Guillaume du Vair, French writer (b. 1556) on August - 03.  

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