Historical Events In August - 03
Sunday, 07 March 2021
1905 On this day in history maggie Kuhn, activist/co-founder (Gray Panthers)
1906 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 On August - 03 dolores del Rio, silent screen actress (Deseada, Bugambilia)
1910 On August - 03 nicolas Kinet, Belgian pilot, dies
1911 On this day in history karel G Bakker, Dutch actor (Lady Windermere's Fan)
1912 Gene Kelly, actor/dancer (Xanadu, 40 Carats, Marjorie Morningstar) on August - 03.
1913 On August - 03 wheatland Hop Riot
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 August - 03.
1914 On August - 03 first ship passing through the new Panama Canal
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 August - 03.
1914 Rick Slabbinck, Flemish painter on August - 03.
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 August - 03.
1917 On this day in history jordan Whitfield, PA, actor (Swamp Fox)
1918 James MacGregor Burns, political writer (The Lion & the Fox) on this day in history.
1918 Albert P Hahn, Dutch political cartoonist (Het Volk), dies at 41 on August - 03.
1920 On August - 03 the birth of PD James, British Author
1920 On this day in history maria Karnilova, Hartford Ct, actress (Olga-Ivan the Terrible)
1921 First aerial cropdusting in Troy Ohio to kill caterpillars on August - 03.
1921 On this day in history 1st aerial cropdusting (Troy Ohio to kill caterpillars)
1921 Alec Wyton, composer on August - 03.
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 August - 03.
1923 On August - 03 baseball games cancelled following the death of President Harding
1923 Anne Klein, fashion designer (Anne Klein II) on this day in history.
1924 Cyclist Piet Moeskops regains world sprint championist on this day in history.
1924 Leon Uris, Baltimore, novelist (Exodus, QB VII, Battle Cry) on this day in history.
1924 Joseph Conrad, Polish/British writer (Heart of Darkness), dies at 66 on this day in history.