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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1509  √Čtienne Dolet, French scholar (d. 1546) was born on August - 03.  

1645  On August - 03 birth of august Kuhnel, composer  

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

1748  Carl Ludwig Junker, composer was born on this day in history.  

1770  Frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840) was born on August - 03.  

1801  On August - 03 birth of joseph Paxton, English landscape architect (Crystal Palace)  

1808  On this day in history birth of hamilton Fish, American politician (d. 1893)  

1811  Elisha Graves Otis, inventor (safe elevator) was born on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1460  On August - 03 death of king James II of Scotland (b. 1430)  

1527  Death of Scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal on August - 03.  

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

1546  On August - 03 death of antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (b. 1484)  

1604  On this day in history death of bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander  

1621  Death of Guillaume du Vair, French writer (b. 1556) on August - 03.  

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