Historical Events In August - 03
Thursday, 04 March 2021
1860 On August - 03 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 On August - 03 governor Seymour asks Lincoln to suspend draft in NY
1864 Battle of Mobile AL on August - 03.
1867 On this day in history stanley Baldwin, (C) British PM (1923-24, 1924-29, 1935-37)
1871 Vernon Louis Parrington, author (Romantic Revolution, Pulitzer 1928) on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history boers signs Convention of Pretoria: Transvaal semi-autonomous
1882 On August - 03 congress passes first law restricting immigration
1882 Congress passes 1st law restricting immigration on this day in history.
1882 Charles O'Neill, composer on August - 03.
1884 Louis Gruenberg, near Brest Litovsk Poland, composer (Daniel Jazz) on this day in history.
1885 Naphtali Siegfried Salomon, composer on August - 03.
1886 On August - 03 per August Olander, composer, dies at 62
1887 On this day in history rupert Brooke, British WW I poet (1914)
1890 Louise Ackermann-Choquet, French author (Journal), dies at 76 on August - 03.
1892 On August - 03 oscar van Hemel, composer
1894 Harry Heilmann, SF Cal, baseball hall of famer outfielder (Detroit) on August - 03.
1894 On August - 03 george Inness, US landscape painter (Delaware Water Gap), dies at 69
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 August - 03.
1900 On this day in history firestone Tire & Rubber Company founded.
1900 On August - 03 arnoldus J N M Struycken, Dutch lawyer
1901 Bernard Reichel, composer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history british journalist Francis Younghusband visits forbidden city Lhasa
1904 Clifford D[onald] Simak, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Empire, Way Station) on August - 03.