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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1509  On this day in history birth of √Čtienne Dolet, French scholar (d. 1546)  

1645  August Kuhnel, composer was born on August - 03.  

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

1748  On August - 03 birth of carl Ludwig Junker, composer  

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

1801  On this day in history birth of joseph Paxton, English landscape architect (Crystal Palace)  

1808  Hamilton Fish, American politician (d. 1893) was born on this day in history.  

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  P'ang Yun, [Layman P'ang], Exemplary Zen practitioner, dies in China on August - 03.  

1387  On this day in history olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies  

1460  Death of King James II of Scotland (b. 1430) on this day in history.  

1527  Death of Scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal on this day in history.  

1530  Philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies on this day in history.  

1546  On this day in history death of antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (b. 1484)  

1604  On August - 03 death of bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander  

1621  On August - 03 death of guillaume du Vair, French writer (b. 1556)  

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