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Historical Events In August - 03

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

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

1780  Etienne B de Condillac, French philosopher (sensualism), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1784  On August - 03 giovanni Battista Martini, composer, dies at 78  

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

1797  Jeffrey Amherst, English gov-gen of America, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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 August - 03 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 this day in history.  

1816  John Eugene Smith, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1897 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history luther Orlando Emerson, composer  

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

1823  Jacob A Uitenhage de Mist, Dutch politician/colonial dir, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1824  William Burnham Woods, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.  

1825  Ambrogio Minoja, composer, dies at 72 on August - 03.  

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

1832  On August - 03 ivan Zajc, composer  

1833  On this day in history hMS Beagle reaches river mouth of Rio Negro  

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

1833  On August - 03 stoffel Muller, Dutch sect leader, dies  

1835  On this day in history wenzel Muller, composer, dies at 67  

1847  Jan de Louter, lawyer/tutor of Dutch Queen Wilhelmina on this day in history.  

1850  On August - 03 paul A Daum, Dutch writer/founder/editor (Batavian Newspaper)  

1851  Isabella Caroline Somerset, temperance leader on August - 03.  

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

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

1854  Fernand de La Tombelle, composer on August - 03.  

1855  Rotterdam-Gouda railway opens on August - 03.  

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

1860  American Canoe Association founded at Lake George NY on August - 03.  

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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  August Kuhnel, composer was born on August - 03.  

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

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

1770  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1387  Olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies on August - 03.  

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

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

1530  On August - 03 philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies  

1546  Death of Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (b. 1484) on August - 03.  

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

1621  On August - 03 death of guillaume du Vair, French writer (b. 1556)  

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