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Historical Events In August - 03

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1779  Henry Kobell, Dutch painter/cartoonist, dies at 27 on this day in history.  

1780  On August - 03 etienne B de Condillac, French philosopher (sensualism), dies at 64  

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

1797  On August - 03 emperor Francis I permits Jews who served in military in "Countries of Bohemian Crown" to marry non Jews  

1797  On August - 03 jeffrey Amherst, English gov-gen of America, dies at 80  

1800  On August - 03 carl Friedrich Christian Fasch, composer, dies at 63  

1801  On August - 03 the birth of Joseph Paxton, English architect  

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  Elisha Graves Otis, inventor (safe elevator) on August - 03.  

1811  Sebastiaan C Nederburgh, Dutch dir-gen of East Indies Co, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1816  On August - 03 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  On this day in history hM Jozef Schadde, Flemish architect (New Stock exchange Antwerp)  

1820  Luther Orlando Emerson, composer on this day in history.  

1823  On this day in history thomas Francis Meagher, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1867  

1823  On August - 03 jacob A Uitenhage de Mist, Dutch politician/colonial dir, dies at 74  

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 August - 03 gioacchino Rossini's "William Tell," premieres in Paris  

1832  Ivan Zajc, composer on August - 03.  

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

1833  On August - 03 auguste Schmidt, German teacher/feminist  

1833  Stoffel Muller, Dutch sect leader, dies on this day in history.  

1835  On August - 03 wenzel Muller, composer, dies at 67  

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

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

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

1852  On this day in history 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  On August - 03 fernand de La Tombelle, composer  

1855  On August - 03 rotterdam-Gouda railway opens  

1858  On this day in history source of the Nile river, Lake Victoria, discovered  

1860  American Canoe Association founded at Lake George NY on this day in history.  

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

1770  Frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840) was born on this day in history.  

1801  Joseph Paxton, English landscape architect (Crystal Palace) was born on August - 03.  

1808  On August - 03 birth of hamilton Fish, American politician (d. 1893)  

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 this day in history.  

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  Philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1621  Death of Guillaume du Vair, French writer (b. 1556) on this day in history.  

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