Historical Events In August - 03
Thursday, 24 June 2021
1905 Maggie Kuhn, activist/co-founder (Gray Panthers) on August - 03.
1906 On August - 03 wash Natl's pitcher Tom Hughes hits HR to win his own game 1-0 in 10th
1906 Leonard Huizinga, Dutch journalist/writer (Adriaan & Olivier) on August - 03.
1907 On August - 03 royal decree in Portugal makes Sunday a day of rest
1907 Adrienne Ames, Fort Worth TX, actress (Death Kiss, Panama Patrol) on August - 03.
1907 August Saint-Gaudens, Irish/US sculptor (Mrs Henry Adams), dies at 59 on August - 03.
1908 Dolores del Rio, silent screen actress (Deseada, Bugambilia) on August - 03.
1910 Nicolas Kinet, Belgian pilot, dies on this day in history.
1911 Karel G Bakker, Dutch actor (Lady Windermere's Fan) on this day in history.
1912 On August - 03 gene Kelly, actor/dancer (Xanadu, 40 Carats, Marjorie Morningstar)
1913 Wheatland Hop Riot on August - 03.
1914 On this day in history australian government offers to place the vessels of the Royal Australian Navy under control of the British Admiralty and to raise a force of 20,000 troops in event of war
1914 First ship passing through the new Panama Canal on this day in history.
1914 Germany declares war on France in what would later be called World War I on August - 03.
1914 On August - 03 1st seaworthy ship through Panama Canal
1914 On August - 03 rick Slabbinck, Flemish painter
1915 Sal Santen, Dutch writer on August - 03.
1916 Australian Light Horse in battle of Romani, Egypt on this day in history.
1916 Roger Casement, Irish nationalist (Easter uprising 1916), executed 51 on this day in history.
1917 Jordan Whitfield, PA, actor (Swamp Fox) on this day in history.
1918 James MacGregor Burns, political writer (The Lion & the Fox) on this day in history.
1918 On this day in history albert P Hahn, Dutch political cartoonist (Het Volk), dies at 41
1920 On August - 03 the birth of PD James, British Author
1920 On August - 03 maria Karnilova, Hartford Ct, actress (Olga-Ivan the Terrible)
1921 First aerial cropdusting in Troy Ohio to kill caterpillars on August - 03.
1921 1st aerial cropdusting (Troy Ohio to kill caterpillars) on August - 03.
1921 On August - 03 alec Wyton, composer
1922 On August - 03 robert Sumner, American evangelist and author
1923 Calvin Coolidge is sworn in as the 30th president of the United States, following the death of Warren G. Harding on August - 03.
1923 Baseball games cancelled following the death of President Harding on this day in history.
1923 On this day in history anne Klein, fashion designer (Anne Klein II)
1924 On August - 03 cyclist Piet Moeskops regains world sprint championist
1924 On August - 03 leon Uris, Baltimore, novelist (Exodus, QB VII, Battle Cry)
1924 Joseph Conrad, Polish/British writer (Heart of Darkness), dies at 66 on this day in history.