Historical Events In August - 03
Sunday, 16 May 2021
1860 Second Maori War begins on August - 03.
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 August - 03.
1863 Governor Seymour asks Lincoln to suspend draft in NY on this day in history.
1864 On August - 03 battle of Mobile AL
1867 On August - 03 stanley Baldwin, (C) British PM (1923-24, 1924-29, 1935-37)
1871 On this day in history vernon Louis Parrington, author (Romantic Revolution, Pulitzer 1928)
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 this day in history eugene Baie, Belgian author (Sub rosa et sub umbra)
1877 On August - 03 karl Georg Lickl, composer, dies at 75
1878 On this day in history constantino Gaito, composer
1881 On August - 03 boers signs Convention of Pretoria: Transvaal semi-autonomous
1882 On this day in history congress passes first law restricting immigration
1882 On August - 03 congress passes 1st law restricting immigration
1882 Charles O'Neill, composer on this day in history.
1884 On this day in history louis Gruenberg, near Brest Litovsk Poland, composer (Daniel Jazz)
1885 On August - 03 naphtali Siegfried Salomon, composer
1886 On this day in history per August Olander, composer, dies at 62
1887 Rupert Brooke, British WW I poet (1914) on this day in history.
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 August - 03.
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 this day in history.
1900 On this day in history firestone Tire & Rubber Company founded.
1900 On this day in history arnoldus J N M Struycken, Dutch lawyer
1901 Bernard Reichel, composer on this day in history.
1902 Habib Bourguiba, 1st president of Tunisia (1957-87) on this day in history.
1902 On this day in history august Friedrich Martin Klughardt, composer, dies at 54
1904 British journalist Francis Younghusband visits forbidden city Lhasa on August - 03.
1904 On this day in history clifford D[onald] Simak, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Empire, Way Station)