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Historical Events In August - 03

Sunday, 03 July 2022

1905  On August - 03 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  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  On August - 03 adrienne Ames, Fort Worth TX, actress (Death Kiss, Panama Patrol)  

1907  On August - 03 august Saint-Gaudens, Irish/US sculptor (Mrs Henry Adams), dies at 59  

1908  Dolores del Rio, silent screen actress (Deseada, Bugambilia) on this day in history.  

1910  On this day in history nicolas Kinet, Belgian pilot, dies  

1911  Karel G Bakker, Dutch actor (Lady Windermere's Fan) on this day in history.  

1912  Gene Kelly, actor/dancer (Xanadu, 40 Carats, Marjorie Morningstar) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history first ship passing through the new Panama Canal  

1914  Germany declares war on France in what would later be called World War I on August - 03.  

1914  1st seaworthy ship through Panama Canal on this day in history.  

1914  Rick Slabbinck, Flemish painter on this day in history.  

1915  Sal Santen, Dutch writer on August - 03.  

1916  Australian Light Horse in battle of Romani, Egypt on August - 03.  

1916  Roger Casement, Irish nationalist (Easter uprising 1916), executed 51 on August - 03.  

1917  Jordan Whitfield, PA, actor (Swamp Fox) on August - 03.  

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 this day in history.  

1920  The birth of PD James, British Author on August - 03.  

1920  Maria Karnilova, Hartford Ct, actress (Olga-Ivan the Terrible) on this day in history.  

1921  First aerial cropdusting in Troy Ohio to kill caterpillars on August - 03.  

1921  1st aerial cropdusting (Troy Ohio to kill caterpillars) on August - 03.  

1921  Alec Wyton, composer on August - 03.  

1922  On this day in history robert Sumner, American evangelist and author  

1923  On this day in history calvin Coolidge is sworn in as the 30th president of the United States, following the death of Warren G. Harding.  

1923  Baseball games cancelled following the death of President Harding on August - 03.  

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  On August - 03 leon Uris, Baltimore, novelist (Exodus, QB VII, Battle Cry)  

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 August - 03 birth of √Čtienne Dolet, French scholar (d. 1546)  

1645  On this day in history 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  On August - 03 birth of frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840)  

1801  Joseph Paxton, English landscape architect (Crystal Palace) was born on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history p'ang Yun, [Layman P'ang], Exemplary Zen practitioner, dies in China  

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

1460  Death of King James II of Scotland (b. 1430) on August - 03.  

1527  On August - 03 death of scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal  

1530  On this day in history philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies  

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

1604  Death of Bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander on August - 03.  

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

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