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Historical Events In August - 03

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

1860  Second Maori War begins on August - 03.  

1861  First manned balloon from a ship used to observe Confederate artillery position at Hampton Roads, VA on August - 03.  

1861  Federal fleet bombs Galveston Texas on August - 03.  

1863  Governor Seymour asks Lincoln to suspend draft in NY on August - 03.  

1864  On this day in history battle of Mobile AL  

1867  Stanley Baldwin, (C) British PM (1923-24, 1924-29, 1935-37) on this day in history.  

1871  Vernon Louis Parrington, author (Romantic Revolution, Pulitzer 1928) on August - 03.  

1872  On this day in history 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  On this day in history karl Georg Lickl, composer, dies at 75  

1878  On this day in history constantino Gaito, composer  

1881  On this day in history boers signs Convention of Pretoria: Transvaal semi-autonomous  

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

1882  On August - 03 congress passes 1st law restricting immigration  

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

1884  On this day in history louis Gruenberg, near Brest Litovsk Poland, composer (Daniel Jazz)  

1885  On this day in history naphtali Siegfried Salomon, composer  

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

1887  Rupert Brooke, British WW I poet (1914) on this day in history.  

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

1892  Oscar van Hemel, composer on August - 03.  

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

1894  On this day in history george Inness, US landscape painter (Delaware Water Gap), dies at 69  

1897  John McNally's musical "Good Mr Best," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1898  On this day in history brother Adam [Kehrle], benedictine monk/beekeeper  

1899  Sally Benson, novelist on August - 03.  

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

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

1901  On this day in history bernard Reichel, composer  

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  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)  

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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 August - 03 birth of august Kuhnel, composer  

1692  On August - 03 birth of john Henley, English clergyman (d. 1759)  

1748  Carl Ludwig Junker, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1808  On this day in history birth of hamilton Fish, American politician (d. 1893)  

1811  Elisha Graves Otis, inventor (safe elevator) was born on this day in history.  

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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 August - 03.  

1530  On August - 03 philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies  

1546  On this day in history death of antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (b. 1484)  

1604  Death of Bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander on August - 03.  

1621  On this day in history death of guillaume du Vair, French writer (b. 1556)  

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