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Historical Events In August - 03

Friday, 26 February 2021

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 this day in history 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 August - 03.  

1797  Jeffrey Amherst, English gov-gen of America, dies at 80 on August - 03.  

1800  Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1801  On this day in history the birth of Joseph Paxton, English architect  

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

1802  On this day in history henry DFL, prince of Prussia/general/diplomat, dies  

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  John Eugene Smith, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1897 on August - 03.  

1817  Albrecht FR, arch duke of Austria (Battle at Custozza) on this day in history.  

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

1820  On August - 03 luther Orlando Emerson, composer  

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

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 this day in history.  

1829  Gioacchino Rossini's "William Tell," premieres in Paris on August - 03.  

1832  On August - 03 ivan Zajc, composer  

1833  HMS Beagle reaches river mouth of Rio Negro on this day in history.  

1833  Auguste Schmidt, German teacher/feminist on August - 03.  

1833  Stoffel Muller, Dutch sect leader, dies on August - 03.  

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

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  Isabella Caroline Somerset, temperance leader on this day in history.  

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

1852  1st intercollegiate rowing race, Harvard beats Yale by 4 lengths on August - 03.  

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

1855  On this day in history 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  Carl Ludwig Junker, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  Hamilton Fish, American politician (d. 1893) was born on August - 03.  

1811  On this day in history 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  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 August - 03.  

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 this day in history.  

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