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Historical Events In August - 03

Sunday, 18 April 2021

1925  Last US troops leave Nicaragua (there since 1912) on this day in history.  

1925  On August - 03 william Bruce, cricketer (drowns 14 Tests for Australia 1885-95), dies  

1926  The birth of Tony Bennett, American singer on August - 03.  

1926  Traffic lights installed on Piccadilly Circus on August - 03.  

1926  On this day in history tony Bennett, Queens NY, singer (Left a body part in SF)  

1927  On August - 03 enrique Pinella, composer  

1928  Ray Barbuti saves US team from defeat in Amsterdam Olympics track events by winning 400 m (47.8 sec) on August - 03.  

1928  C√©cile Aubry, French actress on this day in history.  

1929  On this day in history bethel Leslie, NYC, entertainer (Capt Newman MD, Rabbit Trap)  

1930  2nd time in 1930, Chuck Klein of Phillies hits in 26 straight games on this day in history.  

1930  James Komack, NYC, writer/director/actor (Courtship of Eddie's Father) on August - 03.  

1931  On August - 03 alex Cord, [Viespi], NYC, actor (Brotherhood, Fire, Street Asylum)  

1932  Elsa Martinelli, Grosseto Italy, actress (Indian Fighter) on August - 03.  

1933  Yanks are shut out for 1st time after 308 games (since Aug 2, 1931) on this day in history.  

1933  On August - 03 pat Crawford, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1956)  

1933  Arthur Collins, singer/comedian (Peerless Quartet), dies at 69 on August - 03.  

1934  On this day in history three days of anti-Jewish rioting in Constantine, Algeria leave 23 Jews killed and 35 wounded. The pogroms are traced to Radio-Berlin and Radio-Stuttgart Nazi broadcasts.  

1934  Carl F baron von Langen-Parow, German equestrian (Olympic-gold-1928) on this day in history.  

1936  SS Calyx, built at Eems, Germany in 1929 and renamed in 1936, she sank at the entrance to Ipswich dock. Declared a total loss and later broken up at Ipswich on August - 03.  

1936  The U.S. State Department urges Americans living in Spain to leave because of the Spanish civil war on this day in history.  

1938  Alexander Malyschkin, writer, dies on August - 03.  

1939  Jean Genets "Ondine," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

1939  On this day in history eugust Enna, composer, dies at 80  

1940  On August - 03 lithuanian is accepted into the USSR  

1940  On this day in history the birth of Martin Sheen, American actor  

1940  On this day in history german occupiers forbid ritual slaughters & English & French movies  

1940  Willard Hershberger, catcher (Cin Reds), commits suicide on this day in history.  

1941  Benzine sales limited in US on August - 03.  

1943  A private in an army hospital in Sicily is slapped by U.S. General George S. Patton, who accused the soldier of cowardice. Patton later apologized for the incident, at the request of General Dwight D. Eisenhower on August - 03.  

1943  On this day in history gen Patton slaps a US GI in the hospital accusing him of cowardice  

1944  On August - 03 allied troops conquer Myitkyina Burma  

1944  On this day in history felix Nussbaum, German painter (Widerstandskunst), dies in Auschwitz  

1946  On this day in history belgian govt of Huysmans, forms  

1948  Cleveland's Satchel Paige make his 1st start & goes 7 innings 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  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 August - 03 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  Elisha Graves Otis, inventor (safe elevator) was born on August - 03.  

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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 August - 03.  

1387  Olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies on August - 03.  

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

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  Death of Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (b. 1484) on August - 03.  

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

1621  On this day in history death of guillaume du Vair, French writer (b. 1556)  

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