Historical Events In August - 03
Friday, 03 July 2020
1905 On August - 03 maggie Kuhn, activist/co-founder (Gray Panthers)
1906 On August - 03 wash Natl's pitcher Tom Hughes hits HR to win his own game 1-0 in 10th
1906 On August - 03 leonard Huizinga, Dutch journalist/writer (Adriaan & Olivier)
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 this day in history.
1907 On this day in history august Saint-Gaudens, Irish/US sculptor (Mrs Henry Adams), dies at 59
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 August - 03.
1912 On this day in history gene Kelly, actor/dancer (Xanadu, 40 Carats, Marjorie Morningstar)
1913 Wheatland Hop Riot on August - 03.
1914 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 on this day in history.
1914 First ship passing through the new Panama Canal on August - 03.
1914 On August - 03 germany declares war on France in what would later be called World War I.
1914 1st seaworthy ship through Panama Canal on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history rick Slabbinck, Flemish painter
1915 Sal Santen, Dutch writer on August - 03.
1916 Australian Light Horse in battle of Romani, Egypt on August - 03.
1916 On this day in history roger Casement, Irish nationalist (Easter uprising 1916), executed 51
1917 On this day in history jordan Whitfield, PA, actor (Swamp Fox)
1918 On August - 03 james MacGregor Burns, political writer (The Lion & the Fox)
1918 Albert P Hahn, Dutch political cartoonist (Het Volk), dies at 41 on August - 03.
1920 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1921 On August - 03 1st aerial cropdusting (Troy Ohio to kill caterpillars)
1921 On August - 03 alec Wyton, composer
1922 Robert Sumner, American evangelist and author on this day in history.
1923 Calvin Coolidge is sworn in as the 30th president of the United States, following the death of Warren G. Harding on this day in history.
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 Cyclist Piet Moeskops regains world sprint championist on this day in history.
1924 Leon Uris, Baltimore, novelist (Exodus, QB VII, Battle Cry) on August - 03.
1924 Joseph Conrad, Polish/British writer (Heart of Darkness), dies at 66 on this day in history.