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Historical Events In August - 03

Thursday, 24 June 2021

1905  Maggie Kuhn, activist/co-founder (Gray Panthers) on August - 03.  

1906  On August - 03 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 August - 03 royal decree in Portugal makes Sunday a day of rest  

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 August - 03.  

1908  Dolores del Rio, silent screen actress (Deseada, Bugambilia) on August - 03.  

1910  Nicolas Kinet, Belgian pilot, dies on this day in history.  

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

1912  On August - 03 gene Kelly, actor/dancer (Xanadu, 40 Carats, Marjorie Morningstar)  

1913  Wheatland Hop Riot on August - 03.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1914  On August - 03 1st seaworthy ship through Panama Canal  

1914  On August - 03 rick Slabbinck, Flemish painter  

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 this day in history.  

1917  Jordan Whitfield, PA, actor (Swamp Fox) on this day in history.  

1918  James MacGregor Burns, political writer (The Lion & the Fox) on this day in history.  

1918  On this day in history albert P Hahn, Dutch political cartoonist (Het Volk), dies at 41  

1920  On August - 03 the birth of PD James, British Author  

1920  On August - 03 maria Karnilova, Hartford Ct, actress (Olga-Ivan the Terrible)  

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  On August - 03 alec Wyton, composer  

1922  On August - 03 robert Sumner, American evangelist and author  

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  Baseball games cancelled following the death of President Harding on this day in history.  

1923  On this day in history anne Klein, fashion designer (Anne Klein II)  

1924  On August - 03 cyclist Piet Moeskops regains world sprint championist  

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

1645  On this day in history birth of august Kuhnel, composer  

1692  On August - 03 birth of john Henley, English clergyman (d. 1759)  

1748  Carl Ludwig Junker, composer was born on August - 03.  

1770  On this day in history 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  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  On August - 03 p'ang Yun, [Layman P'ang], Exemplary Zen practitioner, dies in China  

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

1460  On this day in history death of king James II of Scotland (b. 1430)  

1527  On this day in history death of scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal  

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

1546  Death of Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (b. 1484) on this day in history.  

1604  Death of Bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander on this day in history.  

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

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