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Historical Events In August - 03

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

1860  Second Maori War begins on this day in history.  

1861  On this day in history first manned balloon from a ship used to observe Confederate artillery position at Hampton Roads, VA  

1861  Federal fleet bombs Galveston Texas on this day in history.  

1863  Governor Seymour asks Lincoln to suspend draft in NY on this day in history.  

1864  Battle of Mobile AL on August - 03.  

1867  Stanley Baldwin, (C) British PM (1923-24, 1924-29, 1935-37) on August - 03.  

1871  On August - 03 vernon Louis Parrington, author (Romantic Revolution, Pulitzer 1928)  

1872  On August - 03 haakon VII, Charlottenlund Denmark, King of Norway (1905-57)  

1873  Albert MLA de Bassompierre, Belgian ambassador to Tokyo (1921-39) on August - 03.  

1874  On August - 03 eugene Baie, Belgian author (Sub rosa et sub umbra)  

1877  Karl Georg Lickl, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1878  Constantino Gaito, composer on August - 03.  

1881  Boers signs Convention of Pretoria: Transvaal semi-autonomous on this day in history.  

1882  On this day in history congress passes first law restricting immigration  

1882  Congress passes 1st law restricting immigration on this day in history.  

1882  On August - 03 charles O'Neill, composer  

1884  On August - 03 louis Gruenberg, near Brest Litovsk Poland, composer (Daniel Jazz)  

1885  On August - 03 naphtali Siegfried Salomon, composer  

1886  Per August Olander, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1887  On August - 03 rupert Brooke, British WW I poet (1914)  

1890  On August - 03 louise Ackermann-Choquet, French author (Journal), dies at 76  

1892  Oscar van Hemel, composer on August - 03.  

1894  On August - 03 harry Heilmann, SF Cal, baseball hall of famer outfielder (Detroit)  

1894  George Inness, US landscape painter (Delaware Water Gap), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1897  On August - 03 john McNally's musical "Good Mr Best," premieres in NYC  

1898  Brother Adam [Kehrle], benedictine monk/beekeeper on August - 03.  

1899  Sally Benson, novelist on this day in history.  

1900  Firestone Tire & Rubber Company founded on August - 03.  

1900  On this day in history arnoldus J N M Struycken, Dutch lawyer  

1901  Bernard Reichel, composer on this day in history.  

1902  On August - 03 habib Bourguiba, 1st president of Tunisia (1957-87)  

1902  August Friedrich Martin Klughardt, composer, dies at 54 on August - 03.  

1904  On August - 03 british journalist Francis Younghusband visits forbidden city Lhasa  

1904  Clifford D[onald] Simak, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Empire, Way Station) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1509  On August - 03 birth of √Čtienne Dolet, French scholar (d. 1546)  

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

1692  On this day in history birth of john Henley, English clergyman (d. 1759)  

1748  On August - 03 birth of carl Ludwig Junker, composer  

1770  On August - 03 birth of frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840)  

1801  On August - 03 birth of joseph Paxton, English landscape architect (Crystal Palace)  

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

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  On this day in history p'ang Yun, [Layman P'ang], Exemplary Zen practitioner, dies in China  

1387  On August - 03 olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies  

1460  Death of King James II of Scotland (b. 1430) on this day in history.  

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

1604  Death of Bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander on this day in history.  

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

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