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Historical Events In August - 03

Friday, 20 May 2022

1860  On this day in history 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  Governor Seymour asks Lincoln to suspend draft in NY on this day in history.  

1864  On August - 03 battle of Mobile AL  

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

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  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  Karl Georg Lickl, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1878  Constantino Gaito, composer on August - 03.  

1881  On August - 03 boers signs Convention of Pretoria: Transvaal semi-autonomous  

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

1882  On this day in history congress passes 1st law restricting immigration  

1882  On this day in history charles O'Neill, composer  

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

1885  On this day in history naphtali Siegfried Salomon, composer  

1886  Per August Olander, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

1890  On this day in history louise Ackermann-Choquet, French author (Journal), dies at 76  

1892  On this day in history oscar van Hemel, composer  

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

1894  George Inness, US landscape painter (Delaware Water Gap), dies at 69 on August - 03.  

1897  John McNally's musical "Good Mr Best," premieres in NYC on August - 03.  

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

1899  On August - 03 sally Benson, novelist  

1900  Firestone Tire & Rubber Company founded on this day in history.  

1900  Arnoldus J N M Struycken, Dutch lawyer on this day in history.  

1901  On this day in history bernard Reichel, composer  

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

1902  On this day in history august Friedrich Martin Klughardt, composer, dies at 54  

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

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  √Čtienne Dolet, French scholar (d. 1546) was born on August - 03.  

1645  August Kuhnel, composer was born on this day in history.  

1692  John Henley, English clergyman (d. 1759) was born on this day in history.  

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

1770  On this day in history birth of frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840)  

1801  On August - 03 birth of joseph Paxton, English landscape architect (Crystal Palace)  

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

1811  On August - 03 birth of elisha Graves Otis, inventor (safe elevator)  

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  Olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies on August - 03.  

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

1527  On this day in history death of scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal  

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  Death of Guillaume du Vair, French writer (b. 1556) on this day in history.  

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