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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)  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1509  On this day in history birth of √Čtienne Dolet, French scholar (d. 1546)  

1645  August Kuhnel, composer was born on August - 03.  

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

1748  Carl Ludwig Junker, composer was born on August - 03.  

1770  Frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840) was born on this day in history.  

1801  On this day in history birth of joseph Paxton, English landscape architect (Crystal Palace)  

1808  Hamilton Fish, American politician (d. 1893) was born on August - 03.  

1811  Elisha Graves Otis, inventor (safe elevator) was born on August - 03.  

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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  On August - 03 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 this day in history.  

1530  On this day in history 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  Death of Bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander on August - 03.  

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

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