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.