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Historical Events In August - 03

Thursday, 04 March 2021

1860  On August - 03 second Maori War begins  

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

1861  On August - 03 federal fleet bombs Galveston Texas  

1863  On August - 03 governor Seymour asks Lincoln to suspend draft in NY  

1864  Battle of Mobile AL on August - 03.  

1867  On this day in history stanley Baldwin, (C) British PM (1923-24, 1924-29, 1935-37)  

1871  Vernon Louis Parrington, author (Romantic Revolution, Pulitzer 1928) on this day in history.  

1872  On this day in history haakon VII, Charlottenlund Denmark, King of Norway (1905-57)  

1873  On this day in history albert MLA de Bassompierre, Belgian ambassador to Tokyo (1921-39)  

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  On this day in history boers signs Convention of Pretoria: Transvaal semi-autonomous  

1882  On August - 03 congress passes first law restricting immigration  

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

1882  Charles O'Neill, composer on August - 03.  

1884  Louis Gruenberg, near Brest Litovsk Poland, composer (Daniel Jazz) on this day in history.  

1885  Naphtali Siegfried Salomon, composer on August - 03.  

1886  On August - 03 per August Olander, composer, dies at 62  

1887  On this day in history rupert Brooke, British WW I poet (1914)  

1890  Louise Ackermann-Choquet, French author (Journal), dies at 76 on August - 03.  

1892  On August - 03 oscar van Hemel, composer  

1894  Harry Heilmann, SF Cal, baseball hall of famer outfielder (Detroit) on August - 03.  

1894  On August - 03 george Inness, US landscape painter (Delaware Water Gap), dies at 69  

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

1898  On August - 03 brother Adam [Kehrle], benedictine monk/beekeeper  

1899  Sally Benson, novelist on August - 03.  

1900  On this day in history firestone Tire & Rubber Company founded.  

1900  On August - 03 arnoldus J N M Struycken, Dutch lawyer  

1901  Bernard Reichel, composer on this day in history.  

1902  On this day in history habib Bourguiba, 1st president of Tunisia (1957-87)  

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

1904  On this day in history british journalist Francis Younghusband visits forbidden city Lhasa  

1904  Clifford D[onald] Simak, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Empire, Way Station) on August - 03.  

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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  August Kuhnel, composer was born on August - 03.  

1692  John Henley, English clergyman (d. 1759) was born on August - 03.  

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

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

1460  On August - 03 death of king James II of Scotland (b. 1430)  

1527  Death of Scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal on August - 03.  

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  On August - 03 death of bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander  

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

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