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Historical Events In August - 03

Thursday, 30 June 2022

1925  On August - 03 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  On August - 03 the birth of Tony Bennett, American singer  

1926  On this day in history traffic lights installed on Piccadilly Circus  

1926  On August - 03 tony Bennett, Queens NY, singer (Left a body part in SF)  

1927  On this day in history enrique Pinella, composer  

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 August - 03 c√©cile Aubry, French actress  

1929  On August - 03 bethel Leslie, NYC, entertainer (Capt Newman MD, Rabbit Trap)  

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

1930  James Komack, NYC, writer/director/actor (Courtship of Eddie's Father) on this day in history.  

1931  Alex Cord, [Viespi], NYC, actor (Brotherhood, Fire, Street Asylum) on August - 03.  

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 this day in history.  

1933  Pat Crawford, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1956) on August - 03.  

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 August - 03.  

1934  On August - 03 carl F baron von Langen-Parow, German equestrian (Olympic-gold-1928)  

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history alexander Malyschkin, writer, dies  

1939  Jean Genets "Ondine," premieres in Paris on August - 03.  

1939  Eugust Enna, composer, dies at 80 on August - 03.  

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

1940  The birth of Martin Sheen, American actor on this day in history.  

1940  On August - 03 german occupiers forbid ritual slaughters & English & French movies  

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

1941  On this day in history benzine sales limited in US  

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 this day in history.  

1944  On August - 03 allied troops conquer Myitkyina Burma  

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

1946  Belgian govt of Huysmans, forms on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history birth of carl Ludwig Junker, composer  

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 August - 03.  

1808  Hamilton Fish, American politician (d. 1893) was born on August - 03.  

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 August - 03.  

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

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

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