Historical Events In August - 03
Saturday, 24 October 2020
1905 Maggie Kuhn, activist/co-founder (Gray Panthers) on this day in history.
1906 Wash Natl's pitcher Tom Hughes hits HR to win his own game 1-0 in 10th on August - 03.
1906 On August - 03 leonard Huizinga, Dutch journalist/writer (Adriaan & Olivier)
1907 Royal decree in Portugal makes Sunday a day of rest on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1908 Dolores del Rio, silent screen actress (Deseada, Bugambilia) on August - 03.
1910 On this day in history nicolas Kinet, Belgian pilot, dies
1911 Karel G Bakker, Dutch actor (Lady Windermere's Fan) on August - 03.
1912 Gene Kelly, actor/dancer (Xanadu, 40 Carats, Marjorie Morningstar) on this day in history.
1913 Wheatland Hop Riot on this day in history.
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 August - 03.
1914 On this day in history germany declares war on France in what would later be called World War I.
1914 On August - 03 1st seaworthy ship through Panama Canal
1914 Rick Slabbinck, Flemish painter on this day in history.
1915 On this day in history sal Santen, Dutch writer
1916 On this day in history australian Light Horse in battle of Romani, Egypt
1916 Roger Casement, Irish nationalist (Easter uprising 1916), executed 51 on this day in history.
1917 Jordan Whitfield, PA, actor (Swamp Fox) on August - 03.
1918 James MacGregor Burns, political writer (The Lion & the Fox) on August - 03.
1918 On August - 03 albert P Hahn, Dutch political cartoonist (Het Volk), dies at 41
1920 The birth of PD James, British Author on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 On August - 03 calvin Coolidge is sworn in as the 30th president of the United States, following the death of Warren G. Harding.
1923 On August - 03 baseball games cancelled following the death of President Harding
1923 Anne Klein, fashion designer (Anne Klein II) on August - 03.
1924 On August - 03 cyclist Piet Moeskops regains world sprint championist
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 August - 03.