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Historical Events In August - 03

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1925  On this day in history last US troops leave Nicaragua (there since 1912)  

1925  On this day in history william Bruce, cricketer (drowns 14 Tests for Australia 1885-95), dies  

1926  The birth of Tony Bennett, American singer on this day in history.  

1926  Traffic lights installed on Piccadilly Circus on this day in history.  

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

1927  Enrique Pinella, composer on this day in history.  

1928  On this day in history ray Barbuti saves US team from defeat in Amsterdam Olympics track events by winning 400 m (47.8 sec)  

1928  On this day in history c√©cile Aubry, French actress  

1929  Bethel Leslie, NYC, entertainer (Capt Newman MD, Rabbit Trap) on August - 03.  

1930  On August - 03 2nd time in 1930, Chuck Klein of Phillies hits in 26 straight games  

1930  On August - 03 james Komack, NYC, writer/director/actor (Courtship of Eddie's Father)  

1931  Alex Cord, [Viespi], NYC, actor (Brotherhood, Fire, Street Asylum) on this day in history.  

1932  Elsa Martinelli, Grosseto Italy, actress (Indian Fighter) on this day in history.  

1933  Yanks are shut out for 1st time after 308 games (since Aug 2, 1931) on August - 03.  

1933  On this day in history pat Crawford, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1956)  

1933  Arthur Collins, singer/comedian (Peerless Quartet), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1934  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 on this day in history.  

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  On August - 03 the U.S. State Department urges Americans living in Spain to leave because of the Spanish civil war.  

1938  Alexander Malyschkin, writer, dies on this day in history.  

1939  On August - 03 jean Genets "Ondine," premieres in Paris  

1939  On August - 03 eugust Enna, composer, dies at 80  

1940  Lithuanian is accepted into the USSR on August - 03.  

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

1940  German occupiers forbid ritual slaughters & English & French movies on this day in history.  

1940  On August - 03 willard Hershberger, catcher (Cin Reds), commits suicide  

1941  Benzine sales limited in US on this day in history.  

1943  On August - 03 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.  

1943  Gen Patton slaps a US GI in the hospital accusing him of cowardice on August - 03.  

1944  Allied troops conquer Myitkyina Burma on August - 03.  

1944  Felix Nussbaum, German painter (Widerstandskunst), dies in Auschwitz on August - 03.  

1946  On August - 03 belgian govt of Huysmans, forms  

1948  On this day in history cleveland's Satchel Paige make his 1st start & goes 7 innings  

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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  August Kuhnel, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  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  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 this day in history.  

1387  On August - 03 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  On August - 03 death of scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal  

1530  Philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies on August - 03.  

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 August - 03.  

1621  Death of Guillaume du Vair, French writer (b. 1556) on this day in history.  

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